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28 March 2011

Energy and snack tips for cyclists

People who cycle for extended periods often struggle with to keep the body properly fed and hydrated during long-distance rides.

People looking for a cardiovascular workout that doesn't stress or put weight on their joints sometimes turn to biking and while it's great for the joints, such extended periods of physical activity raise a new problem: how to keep the body properly fed and hydrated during long-distance rides.

About two hours before a ride, bicyclists should consume 17 to 20 ounces of liquid to prepare themselves for the sweating they'll do during their ride, Galati said.

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