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    Fuelling & Hydration

    This article looks at hydration and fuelling strategies with specific reference to the length of the exercise session and the environmental conditions you’re performing in. 
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    Performance Nutrition

    In our separate Nutrition For Health article from this series, we have talked in principle about the kinds of foods you should be leaning towards on a day-to-day basis from a health perspective. 
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    Nutrition For Health

    The nutrition you put into your body is of huge importance from a health and performance perspective and although we feel we have a fabulous product range designed to augment performance, there are simply some areas where alas even TORQ falls short. 
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    Optimal Training

    It may seem odd to harp back to theory originating from 1967 by a scientist called Yakovlev, but the basic principles surrounding ‘getting fit’ are still as true today as they were back then. 
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    30km of Swiss magic, the Albulapass has it all!

    We’ve had the pleasure of visiting Switzerland a few times now and the Swiss Alps are certainly a must for any avid mountain loving cyclist. 
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    References

    Research studies supporting fuelling with 2:1 Multiple Transportable Carbohydrates:

    Stellingwerff, T & Cox, GR. 
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    Recovering from the Final Stage

    Interestingly, whilst we’re going to suggest that you take a recovery drink as soon as you finish, just so that you limit the tiredness you’re going to feel the next day, beyond that, you know what, who cares? 

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    Event Day 3 & Technical Information

    Need we tell you that Day 3 is like Groundhog Day again? 

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    Event Day 2

    This is going to be a little bit like Groundhog Day! 

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    Event Day 1

    We’re going to cover quite a lot of information under ‘Day 1’ but please bear in mind that many of the areas discussed here will simply be repeated on Day 2, Day 3 and so on. 

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    Carbohydrate Loading

    The purpose of carbohydrate loading is to super-charge your physiology with glycogen (the form that carbohydrate is stored within the body). 

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    Travelling

    If you’re travelling long distance to your event, especially if it’s on an aeroplane, you need to be organised with your nutrition, or you could just find yourself eating anything and everything!