Sugar-free energy drinks

I am always on the lookout for sugar-free alternatives to energy drinks and will be giving this one a try: 500ml orange juice 500ml water teaspoon of salt Comes with a vitamin C boost and a darn sight cheaper than energy drinks!

Cycling with diabetes and without sugar

I was diagnosed with Type II diabetes just over a year ago and now seems as good a time as any to look back at how this has affected my cycling and whether sports drinks really did help my performance. It came as a complete shock when I was diagnosed with diabetes.  But looking back … Continue reading Cycling with diabetes and without sugar

Guide to Energy Drinks and Foods for Cycling

Not mine but found at: http://www.bikes.org.uk/guide-to-energy-drinks-and-foods-for-cycling/ Here’s a test, nip out on your bike before you read this but don’t do your usual prep.  Make sure you’ve not eaten for at least 3 hrs or taken any energy drinks or gel. Just go for about 20 mins and take no water either. How did that … Continue reading Guide to Energy Drinks and Foods for Cycling