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Are there special nutrition needs for cyclists?

The most obvious limitation you have as a cyclist is that you’re on a bike! Depending on the type of cycling you are doing, it is probably a mixture of aerobic (long easy flats), anaerobic (tough hills), and combo (rolling hills) riding. If you’re doing most of the first, and ride less than 200 miles a week, you should concentrate on eating a healthy diet, and replacing the water you lose while riding.

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