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Nutrition Tips

Training Tips for Cycling with Coaching Advice and Expertise from the FasCat Coaches.

The Cyclist’s Guide to Holiday Survival

Nutrition

“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” ― François de La Rochefoucauld With lockdowns, working from home and cancelled vacations, cyclists have been able to put in more hours on the bike this…

Post Ride Nutrition

Nutrition

Just based on the number of questions we get on this topic we know athletes understand that post workout nutrition is a crucial for reaping the most out of their training, but they aren’t sure exactly what the…

Rocket Wrap: Winning in the Kitchen Recipe

Nutrition

Think you can’t Win in the Kitchen because your schedule is too hectic? Think again! This wrap can be made in 5 minutes or less and if you opt for tuna or rotisserie chicken, you don’t even need…

Winning in the Kitchen Meal Prep Guide

Nutrition

Meal preparation in advance is essential to Winning in the Kitchen! When you prep your food (Meal Prep Monday) you’ll set yourself up for success to win in the kitchen all week long!  Below is an example 2…

Winning in the Kitchen: How to Make Homemade French Fries

Nutrition, Videos

Can French Fries be “Healthy”? You might not think so, but the reason fries get a bad wrap is because they are typically prepared in ways that make them less nutritious (i.e. deep fried and loaded with salt).…

Salmon Watts: Winning in the Kitchen Recipe

Nutrition

If you read any nutrition articles, you have definitely heard about Omega 3’s and probably know they are good for you. But do you know: Why you should eat them? What are some good sources? How they benefit…

Winning in the Kitchen: Performance Nutrition

Coaching Advice, Nutrition

Winning in the Kitchen is a phrase I coined from my cyclocross mechanic friend’s referencing their meticulous work in the garage in the days leading up to an epic conditions race. Gluing tubulars and fine tuning cyclocross race…

Winning in The Kitchen Meal Plans are HERE!

Nutrition, Podcasts

Ever since we began talking about Winning in the Kitchen two years ago you all have been asking for us to create a cookbook and we thought that was a great idea.  But since adding Lacey Rivette, a…

Using your Powermeter for Weight Loss

Nutrition, Training with Power

Did you know you can use your powermeter to help with your weight loss goals? It’s true! The amount of “work” (watts) you throw down during a workout can be translated into kiloJoules (kJ) or calories burned.  For…

Chipotle Burrito Bowl: Winning in the Kitchen Recipe

Nutrition

Do you find yourself daydreaming about burritos, tacos and guac towards the end of a hard workout? Us too! But driving to get food after a long ride feels like more work than its worth sometimes.  Not to…

Black Bean Burgers: Winning in the Kitchen Recipe

Nutrition

Recently, we posted on our instagram page a poll asking our athletes what recipe they were interested in seeing next. They chose black bean burgers, so here they are! These are very versatile and can be made gluten…

Pineapple Carrot Muffins: Winning in the Kitchen Recipe

Nutrition

Below you’ll find our Pineapple Carrot Muffin Recipe! In our last Winning in the Kitchen blog post, we talked about added sugars and how here at FasCat we typically use honey, maple syrup and molasses to sweeten foods…

Added Sugar and Still Winning in the Kitchen?

Nutrition

Should athletes include added sugars in their diet? If so, how much and when?

Granola: Winning in the Kitchen Recipe

Nutrition

Below you’ll find our Granola Winning in the Kitchen Recipe! In our last Winning in the Kitchen Podcast, we talked about snacks and explained that a good snack should include carbs, fiber, protein and fat. Why did we…

Go Fast Food Choices to Lose Weight and Ride Faster

Nutrition

As an athlete you are a Ferrari and we’d bet if you drove a Ferrari you’d only put the super high octane in it.  Therefore its important for your cycling to recognize the two food groups: the Go…

Video: Winning on the Bike Means Winning in the Kitchen

Nutrition, Videos

 What you bring home from the grocery store, WILL BE EATEN! Buy the right stuff, from the right places, and you’re off to a great start. If you’re serious about taking the next step, consider our world-famous…

30 Day Winning In the Kitchen Challenge

Nutrition

I talk to athletes all the time about their nutrition and generally everyone does a great job Winning in the Kitchen with their carbohydrate and protein consumption.  Snacks too. What I’ve noticed is that even the most disciplined…

What to Eat for Breakfast

Nutrition

If you want to Win in the Kitchen, here is what I recommend you eat for breakfast: 3 eggs 1 cup white rice red & green onions 1/2 avocado stalk of steamed broccoli 1 cup spinach or kale…

Weight Loss for Cyclists

Nutrition, Podcasts

On a follow up episode from our extremely popular Winning in the Kitchen podcast, it’s time to dive into the world of nutrition and weight loss yet again. It may sound counterintuitive, but the time to lose weight…

Weight Loss for Cyclists

Nutrition

Between September and March is the best time for bike racers to lose weight.  As an aspiring cat 4 bike racer I lost 12 lbs  in the off season to get my  Cat 1 upgrade.  Consequently nutrition and…

Nutrition for Cyclocross Racing

Cyclocross, Nutrition

Nutrition for cyclocross racing can be challenging given the high-intensity nature of cyclocross races. Nutrition mistakes during and around cyclocross racing are one of the most common ways to sabotage your form on race days this fall. You’ve…