UltraMarathon Cycling Association
World Cup of Ultracycling
6/12/24 hr Challenges
Join the UMCA
Choosing an Ultra Bike
Andy Pruitt on Bike Fit
Eating For a Century, Brevet or Double Century
Food to eat for a big event
Nutrition for a Century or Double
Daily nutrition is as important as trainin
g (Jenny Hegman)
Eating for Endurance
Ten Mantras for Endurance Cyclists
Fueling for Endurance
Ten Mistakes Endurance Athletes Make and How You Can Avoid Them.
Meeting caloric requirements
Maintaining fluid and energy balance on long rides
(Susan Barr and John Hughes)
Common Questions about Sugars and the Glycemic Index
The Glycemic Index
Cold Weather Training Can Be Costly
How cold weather alters fluid and nutritional requirements during exercise.
(Edmund R. Burke)
Low blood sodium
Water and Salt Intake During Exercise
Hyponatremia: How To Recognize, Treat And Prevent It.
Electrolytes and Fluid Replacement: Any Debate?
Maintaining proper electrolyte levels in endurance athletes is critical to performance.
(Kevin Setnes and Karl King)
Riding in the Heat
A Case Study
Distance Training for Beginners
Your First 24 Hour Ultra Race
(Lisa Marie Dougherty)
Training for 12 and 24 Hour Ultra Races
) (Merry Vander Linden)
From the Field: How RAAM Riders Train
Intensity Training for Ultra Racers
How to prevent, break and flush muscle cramps
The training program for indoor conditions.
Eliminating the Show Stoppers
Recovery for Long-Distance Cyclists
) (Ed Burke and John Hughes)