GOOD CYCLING REQUIRES GREAT NUTRITION
Cycling can be quite strenuous and might lead to health complications if you don't care of your diet and keep an eye on the liquids and calorie intake. It is better to err on the side of caution rather than land oneself in a jam for choosing wrong or inadequate diet & nutrition. Often overeating and opting for fast-foods or greasy foods might land you in bigger trouble. A popular overseas cycling article says a healthy well exercised body required adequate amount of foods well spaced out to save a person from dehydration and undue fatigue while cycling.
India being a tropical country when harsh Sun beats down almost 8 months of the at lot of liquid, fiber, fruits along with steamed food is recommended by experts.
WHAT CAN YOU EAT?
The typical menu
Cyclists Eating Plan
Breakfast - Porridge oats/eggs
Mid morning snack - Fruit/Yogurt
Lunch - Wholemeal bread sandwich/jacket potato/left over pasta from the night before
Mid afternoon snack - a piece of fruit/pack of unsalted nuts
Evening meal - A piece of chicken/ fish/other lean meat with Rice/Pasta/Vegetables
Pre bedtime - A milky drink before bed
STAYING HEALTHY ON HIGHWAYS
Travel tips for cyclists
Long distance rides of over 100 km is quite common among seasoned cyclists Any journey that exceeds five years needs careful planning in terms of what food to carry, plenty of water and fruits besides a packet or two of trail mix.
Careful packing of dry and wet ration should precede any long distance cycling trip. The food on way tend to be expensive and may not suit a delicate stomach. Better to keep your options open