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Can I eat anything if I train enough?

Exercise is hard work. It’s meant to be hard work. So unless you’re a professional cyclist it’s OK to allow yourself a treat every now and then.

You just have to factor them into the bigger picture. Booze and fatty meals slow recovery, which isn’t such a problem if you’re not cycling for a few days but definitely is if you’re training hard on consecutive days.

The best time to restore glycogen used during exercise

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