How To Fuel For A Sportive Or Gran Fondo – What To Eat & Drink During Your Next Sportive

Published on September 7th 2016


One way to rise to the challenge of a sportive is to get your nutrition right. Here's what to eat and drink before and during your next event. Subscribe to GCN: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN store! Sign up to the GCN newsletter: Fuelling correctly isn't always easy – especially when you're going flat out in an event that you've targeted for ages. But, it is important, and, it will help you to perform better in your next event or training session. We've actually had a few requests for this video, so here's Matt's guide to fuelling correctly before and during your next sportive. You might recognise the two guys he's riding with – this was filmed at Mark Cavendish's Rise Above event in August 2016, which our partners, Science in Sport, sponsored. Watch more on GCN... How to prevent cramp ▶︎ How to make energy gels work for you ▶︎ Buy NEW GCN cycling kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: Music: Gregory Hall - We Found Love Israel Medina - Stepping Out GCN's Hip Hop Bed 2 Marc Adamo - Full Metal Ninja Photos: © Bettiniphoto / & ©Tim De Waele /