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Old 07-05-2012, 10:17 AM   #78
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Originally Posted by pvaudio View Post
Easy gentlemen. Water, electrolytes, simple sugars, complex sugars and proteins are all required for training. This has been extensively studied. While I myself aman engineer, I was raised by an amateur racing cyclist whose day job happens to be a professor of medicine. His regimen for a 100mi ride consists of 1 bottle w/ water with nuun mixed in, four gels, and the second bottle being an accelerade mixture. In order that's water, electrolytes, both sugars and proteins. It's no coincidence that charliefederer's article states exactly this mix just as I had on the previous page. Another very useful addition is for recovery/changeovers, chocolate milk. You'll be hard pressed to find a better post-workout drink.

http://www.utexas.edu/news/2011/06/22/milk_studies/
Would he have adapted that regimen if he was cycling 100 miles a day for say two weeks?
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