Chapters are broken down by meal, but also include sections on hydration, supplements, gut health, and weight loss-everything a cyclist needs to know to reach peak performance. The text includes recipes that will appeal to a wide range of people within the dietary spectrum, but without pontificating complicated or abstract diet theories or using a typical ingredients and intensive cooking preparations. For example, instead of a 20-ingredient list for a gluten-free pancake, the book showcases a recipe that involves just sweet potatoes, eggs, and a bit of cinnamon with maple syrup. Fuel Your Ride is a readable, interesting, and sometimes humorous diet and nutrition book that pushes the fun without losing the science.
On a Mission to help cyclist's build a diet that will fuel and cater to their performance, Fuel Your Ride pushes a simple, clean, omnivorous approach to eating for any rider, accommodating cyclists training anywhere from 5 to 40 hours a week.
Molly Hurford has taken her years of experience, both as an athlete and a journalist, to create a comprehensive, easy to follow, no BS guide for fueling the cyclist. Merging this experience with the expertise of dietician Nanci Guest makes this a go-to guide for any cyclist looking to improve their overall nutrition and fueling for performance.- Stacy Sims, MSc, PhD, Exercise Physiologist-Nutrition Scientist"As a mountain bike racer who loves to eat, I know first-hand how much of an impact nutrition has on training and racing performance. But as this terrific book illustrates nutrition doesn't have to be boring. If you want to feel great, ride fast and avoid the bonk, this is the book for you. - Evan Guthrie, Pro Mountain Biker for Norco Factory Racing in Canada "Whether you've been riding bikes your whole life or are just getting started, this book has so much high quality digestible information about how to improve your overall diet for a better ride and a better life! If ever a nutrition book could be described as a riveting page turner, Molly Hurford has done it with "Fuel Your Ride.""- Olivia Dillon, Pro Road Cyclist"
Molly Hurford is a writer-at-large for "Bicycling" magazine and a level 3 coach with USA cycling. Prior to working with "Bicycling, " Molly was an editor at "Cyclocross Magazine." She lives primarily on the East Coast but spends most of her time on the road chasing races and good cycling weather.Nanci Guest, MSc, RD, CSCS, is a registered dietitian with both the Ontario and BC College of Dietitians. She is a certified personal trainer and certified strength and conditioning specialist, was the director of sport nutrition and head dietitian for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games, and is the current dietitian for the Pan Am games. She lives in Toronto.