Wednesday, 11 September 2013

The evidence for increasing cycling endurance with supplements

Whether you are professional athlete or a weekend warrior, as a distance cyclist you will no doubt be interested in ways to maximise your endurance. While there are steps you can take towards this through modifying your dietary intake to ensure you have the optimal balance of carbohydrates and protein, adequate fluid on board and a rich supply of performance enhancing micronutrients, there is a lot of interest around the role that various supplements can play in promoting cycling endurance. However, as clinical studies show, some of these are more effective than others. Here we review some of the recent scientific literature that relates to the nutritional components of supplements and which may be of benefit to endurance cyclists.

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