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Calcium and performance

Calcium, like sodium and potassium, plays a supporting role in muscle contraction. Go for fat free or low fat versions of milk and yogurt, which are both high in calcium. 12 more words

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Drink as you go

Top off as you go. Take in about 6 to 8 ounces (2 to 3 gulps) of fluid every 15 to 20 minutes while you ride.

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Wash your bike

Never put away dirt bike. You wouldn’t put away soiled laundry or dirty dishes would you?

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Trailing Riding

When riding on a trail turn off your rear light to avoid distracting the riders behind you. Some lighting systems come with an extrernal battery that you can carry in your water bottle cage or jersey pocket. 12 more words

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Bicycle chains

Individual chains come with with extra links and hefty packaging, whereas pulling sections of chain from a large continuous spool eliminates waste and a portion of the cost. 52 more words

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Combat seasonal affective disorder

The addition of small doses of carbs (about 25 to 30 grams, or 120 calories worth) will help your brain produce serotonin. Try eating a an English muffin or a bagal with jam, low fat popcorn, pretzels, or even a sweetened breakfast cereal.

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