What I learned building my own Clif Bar

October 19th, 2016 by Brad Hunter | Posted in Nutrition Tips, Spotlight | No Comments »

Designing the right fuel is more than picking flavours. But a tasty Clif Bar is a bonus


Hyponatremia: When drinking too much water becomes dangerous

July 23rd, 2016 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Health Tips, Nutrition Tips, Spotlight | No Comments »

The dangers of drinking too much may seem overblown but drinking excessive amounts in hot and humid conditions can in some cases lead to a serious condition caused by an electrolyte imbalance


Don’t let these health-food impostors torpedo your diet

May 17th, 2016 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Health+Nutrition, Nutrition Tips | No Comments »

Dodge the frauds and get a hold of the real nutritious stuff


Carbo-loading dos and don’ts

April 30th, 2016 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Nutrition Tips | No Comments »

Carbohydrate loading is a commonly used, but also misunderstood, term which generally refers to progressively increasing one’s intake of carbohydrates in the days leading up to an endurance competition.


From the Archives: Stay in top form by avoiding the temptation of holiday overindulgence

December 19th, 2015 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in News, Nutrition Tips | No Comments »

Coupled with poor weather and a lack of training motivation, the tendency to indulge over the holidays can easily set cyclists up to go overboard.


More than one whey: Five protein powders that will help rebuild muscles after a long ride

November 29th, 2015 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Health+Nutrition, News, Nutrition Tips | No Comments »

Among muscle men, protein has always been a macronutrient of particular interest. But the Lycra crowd also needs to pay attention to their protein intake to help repair and rebuild muscles.


7 ways to beat winter weight gain

December 27th, 2014 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Feature, Health Tips, News, Nutrition Tips | No Comments »

The long, cold months of winter and the holiday season can torpedo your diet with an onslaught of calorie-laden foods. When paired with more sporadic workouts, too many poor food choices can easily lead to the weight gain that will make your spring riding more lethargic than energized. But winter hibernation doesn’t have to be an express ticket to pudgeville. The key is to implement these research-proven dietary tricks to make sure you stay at your race weight straight through to asparagus season.