A lot of cyclists forget about the importance of dietary planning before they head out on the road for a major training session, a long distance ride or even a full blown race.
However, this is an incredibly significant area since what you eat has a real role to play in the success of your experience on the road or the trail. Breakfast remains one of the most important meals of the day, particularly if you are going to be spending most of it on your bike.
If you have loaded up on carbs the day before, which is sensible to give you enough energy to see you through, then your breakfast can consist of things which provide you with energy and are easy to digest. You might choose something as simple as a banana or some toast, although you can also go for items that are a little more delicious, like a smoothie that uses yoghurt as its base. Personally, I go for porridge or an oat based cereal.
One thing to remember while you are riding is that you should not leave it too long between eating, because this can leave you absolutely starving and might encourage you to go on a food binge after a session, which is not always helpful.
Snacking regularly while you are cycling can help to alleviate hunger pangs and allow you to stick to a reasonable size post-ride meal in the evening, so that you are not messing with your insulin levels or going through peaks and troughs throughout the day.
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