As your BaseCamp Giddy Up training plan is starting to rev up for the 2021 Giddy Up Challenge, nutrition will play a critical part in your training, recovery, and challenge day execution. Luckily Rebecca has created some great resources with her partners to help answer your questions to fueling, recovery, and planning your best challenge.
Check out these important articles and videos and post any of your nutrition questions in the comments.
We ask Reba her thoughts on food.
Bike racers are always looking for that magic supplement to help them go faster. Unfortunately I don’t know of any magic bullet, but there are a handful of things you can incorporate into your diet and training that might help. It’s important to remember, however, that if you aren’t getting enough total calories and enough total carbohydrate in your daily diet, supplements won’t help maximize your overall training and performance.
Don't waste your workout! Learn how the pros make a post ride recovery smoothie with GU's own Yuri Hauswald.
What is the big deal with BCAAs anyway? You may have heard a thing or two about them from your supplement-savvy training partner, but unless you have a background in biochemistry, you might not know why they matter or how to incorporate them into your training and nutrition regimen.
Be sure to check out the Science & Stoke webinar videos for more information on training and preparation for your Giddy Up Challenge.