James Moran is the head of nutrition at Uno-X Pro Cycling Team. He has previously worked for Ineos Grenadiers, British Cycling, the English Institute of Sport, and as a clinical dietitian. In this interview we dive deep into nutrition for endurance athletes in general, and in the pro peloton specifically.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Nutrition in training, racing, and in the day to day
-Supporting health as the primary objective of nutrition
-Increased carbohydrate intake to support training
-Supplements and ergogenic aids
-Gaining weight to improve performance
-When and how the Uno-X cyclists focus on weight and body composition
-Nutritional differences between triathlon and cycling
-Advice for amateur endurance athletes
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LINKS AND RESOURCES:
Out of Thin Air: Running Wisdom and Magic from Above the Clouds in Ethiopia - book by Michael Crawley
Sport Nutrition (3rd ed.) - textbook by Asker Jeukendrup and Michael Gleeson
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