Nutrition - post-ride recommendations

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Re: Nutrition - post-ride recommendations

Postby foxyrider » 31 Aug 2018, 1:14pm

I like Stollen but it's nothing like malt loaf! Far too dry and crumbly for pocket food.
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Re: Nutrition - post-ride recommendations

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 31 Aug 2018, 3:44pm

Hi,
1077767 wrote:Hi everyone. I am looking for some advise on post ride nutrition. I am a 51 year old man.

My question is basically this... what should I be eating immediately after a ride, if it is not a proper meal. Occasionally if I get back just before a meal, I am ok, but if I have a wait to my next meal, I snack. I know this is daft... work off the calories the snack them back on! So I would like to know the correct sort of product to eat in these situations. What does everyone else do? I'm after specific products or foods. I hope someone can advise.
Many thanks
John


From what I have read, protein is important for recovery and some carbs too.
So I try and go for milk shake and a rice cake, some protein and there are carbs in both.

Within 30 minutes post ride, but 15 minutes seems some advice.
30 grams protein and 30 grams carbs which is more a meal I reckon, within 60 - 90 mins?

What do pro's go for straight after ride, shakes we see, protein at 25- 30 grams, must be carbs too.
They are looking at 2grams protein per kilo body weight a day for muscle repair.
But I believe that both are needed for correct recovery as one needs the other to be processed by the body.

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Re: Nutrition - post-ride recommendations

Postby NUKe » 31 Aug 2018, 4:19pm

The body easily confuses thirst and hunger. Try starting with a tea coffee or squash, before eating.


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Re: Nutrition - post-ride recommendations

Postby Marcus Aurelius » 31 Aug 2018, 4:25pm

Steak and eggs with some green veg and boiled potatoes. Protein carbs and iron all in one nice tasting meal right there.

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Re: Nutrition - post-ride recommendations

Postby mjr » 31 Aug 2018, 5:50pm

foxyrider wrote:I like Stollen but it's nothing like malt loaf! Far too dry and crumbly for pocket food.

You're meant to wrap it and you carry drinks anyway. Stollen has the great benefit of containing marzipan = almonds = good.
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Re: Nutrition - post-ride recommendations

Postby foxyrider » 1 Sep 2018, 8:54am

mjr wrote:
foxyrider wrote:I like Stollen but it's nothing like malt loaf! Far too dry and crumbly for pocket food.

You're meant to wrap it and you carry drinks anyway. Stollen has the great benefit of containing marzipan = almonds = good.

Not all Stollen has the marzipan filling!
Convention? what's that then?
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