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Old 01-14-13, 12:37 AM   #1
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fitness and nutrition

i would consider myself in pretty good shape. i was a division 1 college tennis player, so i've been athletic basically all my life.

i bike to and from work every day, though not exceptionally far. and i play tennis all the time. and i occasionally do an indoor cycling class with my gf, she does it 2-3 times a week.

i want to get into very good biking shape. i plan on competing in the red hook crit coming up and was wondering what bikers do to get into good condition. and what i should be eating or drinking before/on race day.

i have no delusions on finishing in the top 20 or even getting to finish at all without being lapped out, just looking to be prepared.
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I think this is the last subforum you'd want to ask this question.
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lulz, totally
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Try the road racing forum? Probably your best bet.
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I'm also planning on racing in the rhc. Just try to ride a lot and do intervals. I don't really do anything special for nutrition other then my veggie food and protein. Lastly I see your in NYC, let me know if you want to meet up and ride d00d.
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Try: http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdispl...1-Road-Cycling
and: http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdispl...-amp-Nutrition
and thread lightly (meaning read more than you post) here: http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdispl...ad-Bike-Racing

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