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Weighing in: Nutrition, body image, and finding balance as a female athlete

We all know that in endurance sports, weight matters. As a cyclist, I obsess over every aspect of my equipment, from the weight of a tiny...

Ella Eats: date-licious snacks

The more you ride, the more food-conscious (read: obsessed) one becomes. This makes complete sense because you’re burning a lot of fuel, ...

What you should know about nighttime training and eating

Tell me if these scenarios sounds familiar: - you ran some errands after work and walk through the door at 8 o'clock. After putting away ...

How bad is alcohol for cyclists, really?

It seems that cyclists love their craft beers and wine as much as they love their coffee. After all, few things taste as good as a cold, ...

Breakfast for cyclists: what to eat when

  Breakfast. Whether it's a smoothie, eggs, bacon, oatmeal, cereal, sweet potatoes or pancakes there are so many options and they're...

Boels-Dolmans' recipe for success

The Boels-Dolmans team seems untouchable this season. They have won every event in the UCI Women's WorldTour (WWT), and the series' leade...

Loren Rowney and Gracie Elvin's #CrepeMonday inauguration

Since about 2012, I have had an ongoing battle with my friend and fellow “Dutchie” (Yes, I hold a Dutch passport), Lauren Kitchen, about ...

Ella Eats: Loren Rowney's favourite pre, during and post-ride recipes

The thing I most look forward to in the day is breakfast. I’m thinking about breakfast when I go to bed at night. I just live for it! My ...

Ella Eats: Carmen Small's three favourite recovery recipes

A former US national time trial champion, UCI world champion bronze medalist and two-time team time trial world champion, Cervélo-Bigla's...