Posted by: Dr. Tyrone A. Holmes | April 15, 2010

Cycling Performance Tip #12: Eat Breakfast Every Day

Try to eat a healthy breakfast within two hours of waking each morning.  This will help boost your energy levels and reduce hunger.  You should also drink some fluids since we generally wake up a bit dehydrated in the mornings.  Studies have shown that eating breakfast on a daily basis is one behavior that most healthy weight people have in common (for more information on successful weight loss behaviors, visit the National Weight Control Registry at  This is a particularly important step for cyclists that are struggling to shed a few extra pounds.  Just make sure breakfast fare consists primarily of low glycemic index carbohydrates, along with some protein and fat unless this is the pre-workout meal in which case high glycemic index carbs are fine (click here to download your Glycemic Index).

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Cycle Log: Intensity Phase Week 12


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