How cyclists can adopt the flexitarian diet

October 17th, 2018 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Health+Nutrition, Nutrition Tips | No Comments »

A recent study in the Journal of Nature suggests that a global shift to the flexitarian diet could help reduce global warming. Here’s how endurance athletes can partake while meeting their nutrition needs


Insurance company’s research finds that cyclists are better drivers than motorists

October 11th, 2018 by Philippe Tremblay | Posted in Health+Nutrition, News | No Comments »

Motorists who don’t cycle make twice as many insurance claims as drivers who cycle according to analysis of insurance claim data


Is vegan protein powder good for you?

September 14th, 2018 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Health+Nutrition | No Comments »

A 2018 study sparked a conversation about protein powder, specifically vegan protein powder, and its link with heavy metals


Cannabis will be legal in Canada, but not for athletes

September 12th, 2018 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Health Tips, News | No Comments »

Canadian athletes are being reminded that under the Canadian Anti-Doping Program cannabis is still banned.


Fat adaptation: what does it mean for endurance athletes?

August 29th, 2018 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Health+Nutrition, News | No Comments »

Should you go with a low-carb, high-fat diet? Keto? What does fat adaptation even mean?


The ketogenic diet: here’s the skinny for cyclists

August 28th, 2018 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Health+Nutrition | No Comments »

Popular diet may be effective for weight loss, but endurance athletes should be wary of the possible side effects of substituting fats for carbs


How to stay safe if you are caught riding during an impromptu summer thunderstorms

August 2nd, 2018 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Health+Nutrition | No Comments »

Along with the summer heat and humidity comes the occasional threat of a thunderstorm complete with pouring rain, driving winds, hail, lightning and cracks of thunder