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    TORQ owner Matt Hart is cycling from Land’s End to John o’Groats from 5th June, assisting the inspirational Dr William Tan, a hugely talented medical professional and hand cyclist from Singapore who has experienced such incredible adversity in his life. 
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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

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    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.