It's no secret that the food we eat has a great impact on our health, well-being, and of course our ability to ride. The harder you train and race, the more important it becomes. But faith serves you as one of the eight important supplements, foods and nutrients for cyclists.
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Number one should be iron. Iron is one of the most important micronutrients for endurance riders. This is an important part of hemoglobin that carries oxygen to the body. Low iron levels are detrimental to performance.
Iron comes in two forms – hemorrhoids or indirect -. Iron is derived from animal and non-animal sources of plants, which is less absorbed. It's important to be aware of foods that are high in iron and high in techniques to increase absorption – because iron is not just about how much you consume, but how well you absorb it. For example, vitamin C enhances absorption, while it inhibits the dietary fiber and tannins found in tea and coffee. In addition, because hepcidin (released by the liver to prevent iron absorption) also increases after stress. Exercise Iron is not easily absorbed after exercise.
B12 has many functions in the body, but more for the normal functioning of the brain and central nervous system and for the production of red blood cells. So, like iron, it is an essential part of the cyclist's diet. Dietary B12 deficiency can also cause anemia, but not similar to iron. Anemia B12 deficiency causes the body to produce many abnormal red blood cells that lose their oxygen carrying capacity.
Vitamin D, AKA is the sun vitamin. It is needed for calcium absorption and therefore necessary for maintaining bone mass. The defect is accompanied by brittle bones, something that lifelong cyclists may be prone to anyway. It has also been shown to play a key role in the immune system as well as in boosting muscle strength.
Creatine is a chemical found naturally in the body and helps in the energy release of anaerobic efforts. For this reason, it is very popular among sprint-based sports, but it can also be useful for some endurance riders. Road accidents can involve several repetitions, of course, but the main thing is that it can save water and so you may weigh a kilo or two.
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