You are not drinking enough water. I can pretty much guarantee it. If there is one easy thing you can start today to make you a better bike racer (and person) is to drink more water. How much should you drink? You can Google that question and get a thousand different answers, so here is our suggestion: Try to drink a gallon of pure, plain water per day. Sip it throughout the day. There is no science behind this. It’s just what works for me. Keep a variety of water bottles (I like glass or stainless steel) floating around your world. Leave one in the kitchen, in your bathroom, in the car, on your desk…anywhere you might be able to take a swig.
Beer and coffee do not count as water, but they are important. I’ll offer more on these topics at a later time.
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About Brandon Dwight: Brandon was a professional mountain bike racer from 1999 – 2001 and professional cyclocross racer from 1999-2007. He is a four-time U.S. Masters National Cyclocross Champion. For more than a decade, Brandon has provided thousands of people with cyclocross skills and training advice. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and two children.
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Every month there’ll be a new #secrettraining plan built upon the previous month(s) that puts to practice exactly what I’ll be preaching about here. If you’re just discovering #secrettraining and we are already a few months into the program, don’t worry. You can jump right in and we will help you get up to speed as quickly as possible. Remember it’s all about quality, not quantity