Fuelling Peak Performance on the Bike – Module 5
The question of hydration can be a sticky one for athletes – Is water best? How do I keep my electrolytes balanced? Which energy drinks are actually good for me (and which are full of junk)? Your body requires very specific hydration levels to function at its peak. This week, we’re going to wade through all the urban myths and marketing fluff to figure out what YOU need to drink to optimise your performance. We’ll dive into:
- The truth about hydration – what to drink, when to drink it, how much to have, and how to tell if you’re doing it right.
- Water versus caffeine, energy drinks, electrolyte drinks etc. – How to make the right choice for your body and your event.
- What to do when it’s party time – Where does alcohol fit in? How does it affect your performance? And how can you ensure your progress isn’t impaired?