Nutrition Reviews and News


Videos: It’s corn dogs vs. rice cakes in an epic bike nutrition throw down

It’s corn dogs vs. rice cakes, Ornut vs. Rapha, high schoolers vs. Team Sky in good-spirited food fight.

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Hot new road products from the Sea Otter Classic

New bars and ‘cross gearing from SRAM, new saddles from Velo and Ergon, and some styling new shades from POC are just some of the new and cool gear spotted at the 2014 Sea Otter Classic.

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Review: Tailwind Nutrition Endurance Fuel

This small Durango, CO company started mixing drinks in their kitchen for their own personal use so they could survive the rigors of the Leadville 100 race. What they came up with is a formula that is natural, dissolves easily in water and is easy for the body to digest.

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The FEED: Custom Nutrition For Endurance Athletes

Shopping for sports nutrition can be a pain, and many of us simply base our buying habits around whichever Clif Bar flavor is on sale at the local grocery store. But what happens when you tire of eating Peanut Toffee Buzz? The Feed, a Colorado-based nutrition company, is hoping to solve that problem.

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How To: Top 10 Post Ride Rituals

You’ve just finished a hard 3-hour training ride. Now what? Though your first inclination may be to go pass out on the couch in front of the TV (which isn’t a bad idea), there are a few other important things to tick off your post-ride ritual list before grabbing a little shut eye.

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How To: Get On The Juice (And Maybe Get Faster)

If you’re like many serious (and even some not-so-serious) cyclists, the idea of legal athletic performance enhancement is intriguing. Well, these days there is growing evidence that that boost might just be available via the juice. And we don’t mean the illegal kind.

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Meet Your (Drink) Maker Part 3: Personal Product Testing Tips

Which hydration drink product will work best for you? It’s a tough question that requires far more critical analysis than the old Pepsi Challenge. RoadBikeReview talked with three experts in the field of endurance sports nutrition to find out their top tips for testing one hydration product against another.

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Tour de France: What’s For Lunch?

Pro cyclists burn thousands of calories during long race days. That’s why eating while riding is key. So what does the Tour de France peloton consume during a stage?

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Meet Your (Drink) Maker Part 2: Expert Recovery Tips

Post-ride recovery is arguably one of the most important aspects of bike riding (or racing). What you do between saddle sessions goes a long way in determining how you’ll feel on your next ride. We spoke to three experts in the field of nutrition and got you some expert recovery advice.

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Meet Your (Drink) Maker Part 1: Solid or Liquid Food

If you ride your bike for extended periods of time, you need more than water. But what’s the right way (and ratio) to ingest on-bike hydration and fueling necessities? We spoke to Osmo’s Dr. Stacy Sims, Skratch Labs founder Dr. Allen Lim, and Infinit Nutrition president Michael Folan.

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Clif Gets Back In The Drinking Game

California-based company best known for its Clif Bars and other food products has re-launched its drink line with new hydration and recovery offerings. Clif is also adding two new Bar flavors, Sierra Trail Mix and the seasonal Pecan Pie.

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New Cookbook: Feed Zone Portables For Athletes

Tired of dinning on bars and gels while riding? Then you may be interested in a new cookbook from Dr. Allen Lim and professional chef Biju Thomas. The authors of the successful Feed Zone Cookbook have rolled out a new kitchen guide just for portable food.

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Lunch at the Giro: What’s Inside the Feed Bags

Check out this insider video from the roads of the Giro d’Italia to find out what goes inside the musette bags passed out to riders as they pass through the feedzone.

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Forum Report: Paris-Roubaix, the Peter Sagan grab, and Alternative On-Bike Food

The world’s toughest one-day race, the infamous Peter Sagan podium grab, and alternative on-bike food were among the most talked about topics in the RoadBikeReview.com Forum during the last seven days.

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Quick Take: Osmo Nutrition Active Hydration

Why you want: You’re looking to stay hydrated on the bike and you like the idea of separating your carbohydrate intake from your hydration. Pros: Already the fastest way to get fluid into your body, Osmo has tweaked the electrolyte ratios to speed it up even more. Active hydration mix lacks the side effects of […]

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Kate’s Real Food – New Tiki Bar and More

If you’re tired of the same old fashioned energy bar that looks like a melted down piece of wheat bread coated with maple syrup, get ready to try something different. Just like its name, “Kate’s Real Food” is exactly that: real food. Originating from Jackson Hole, WY, Kate’s is now located in Idaho and was […]

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Introducing Osmo Nutrition

Cutting edge nutrition company launches hydration and recovery product-system based on proven, peer-reviewed science Conventional wisdom in the endurance sports drink world holds that itʼs optimal to have both electrolytes and carbohydrates in the same formula, to essentially turn a fluid into a fuel. Launched today and founded on the philosophy of, “Hydration in your […]

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