A must-have recipe book designed for cyclists of all levels, written by Alan Murchison – a Michelin-starred chef and champion athlete who now cooks for elite athletes.
As a cyclist, you can have the most amazing diet, but if that isn’t balanced with the right training load, you can still end up piling on the pounds, which will slow you down. Michelin-starred chef and leading sports nutritionist Alan Murchison reveals how you can enjoy delicious, nutritionally balanced food and achieve sustainable long-term weight loss whilst positively impacting your cycling performance. A follow-up to Alan’s award-winning The Cycling Chef, this is flavoursome food to get you lean and make you go faster.
‘I can’t think of a finer chef to have written a book on nutrition and diet for athletes’ – Tom Kerridge
‘Top meals from the Michelin-starred chef who is also a champion athlete… Catnip for the style-obsessed, Rapha-wearing aficionado’ – The Times
‘Alan’s food is simple, yet tasty and powerful. He’s been a key component for my training and racing.’ – Alex Dowsett, World Tour rider, former World Hour Record Holder and national champion
‘Alan has completely changed my perception of what an athlete’s diet can look like.’ – Elinor Barker, multiple world champion and Olympic gold medallist
“Alan’s knowledge as a world-class chef, as well as being a competitive athlete, gives him an extraordinary understanding in how to make healthy food taste great with a practical and unique approach to nutritional cooking.” – Fred Sirieix,
“Alan’s commitment to the world of gastronomy and cycling is awe-inspiring” – Sat Bains, two-star Michelin chef
How Much to Lose?
OFF SEASON RECIPES
East Less, Ride More
So Many Diets
SOFT PEDALLING DAYS RECIPES
Training for Weight Loss
The Fine Line
MEDIUM DAYS RECIPES
The Long Game
HARD DAYS RECIPES
Acknowledgements & Author Biography