The CPTIPS website began as an on line version of my book on cycling nutrition, BICYCLING FUEL. It has grown over the years with the addition of links to appropriate websites, questions and comments from readers,and extracts of pertinent articles. I hope it helps you to improve your cycling performance - and please take a second to send any comments or questions to me.
A knowledge of the basics of performance physiology will help you understand the rationale behind an effective training program. This section starts with basic cell metabolism, explains the musculoskeletal system, and finally reviews the cardiovascular system whihc delivers the oxygen and glucose that fuel your performance.
Understand the physiology behind the conversion of what you eat and drink into energy to power the muscles. An understanding of the basics will help you in "tweaking" a personal nutritional program to maximize your performance.
The body not cooperating with your training program? Your mood being impacted by your training? Aches, pains, or unusual symptoms developing? This section covers a few of the more common health problems as well as a miscellaneous odds and ends related to the relationship of exercise and health.