Being a greedy sort of person I often stare in wonder at the cyclists powering around the Tour De France. What do they drink and what and how do they eat? They must need an incredible amount of calories to be able to complete such a physical feat. I often wonder this as I stare at the TV with toast and tea in hand.
At Team Sky, of course, there is a science behind the whole notion of food and drink for their riders in the Tour de France. So how do they fuel their team before, after and during each stage of the tour? This infographic from Science in Sport lets you into a few secrets on exactly how they do it.
Infographic: How To Fuel a Grand Tour – An infographic by the team at Science In Sport