Rigoberto Urán, the Colombian sprinter at EF Education EasyPost has arrived as captain of the North American team to look for a good spot in the general classification, and although he had a major inconvenience from day one to be among the best in the race, he continues to maintain his sense of humor and demeanor in competition.
The cyclist from Urao, Antioquia showed before the start of this Tuesday’s stage what his diet would be like, showing how he exercises in a full competition so that he does not pass out and maintain his strength until the end of the day.
Basically what he showed was what he had in his apron from the beginning, which consisted of two blocks of rice, some energy jelly bars and finally another of coffee, especially at the end of the day, as the forces begin to reduce and he also commented that from the start he carried two drums with water and during the competition He’ll get 4 more drums in the first half of the track and 4 more in the second, considering the summer he’s going through. These days in Europe.
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The Colombian rider said his diet also depends on how the day develops, but he generally likes to eat bananas in the intermediate supply area.
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Weather conditions play an important role for cyclists, as they also determine what part of the energy expenditure they may have during the stage. From start to finish, it is important to be able to stockpile well in order to organize the energy, and to think not only of wasting time in general but also of optimal conditions in the following days.
The Colombians have done well in the French championship so far, with Daniel Martinez (Inios Grenadiers) best at 22nd, 1min 9secs ahead of Belgian Wut van Aert (Jumbo Visma) who won the fourth part on Tuesday and solidified himself. As commander in chief.
Daniel also showed what he eats during the stage, explaining that in his back pockets of his uniform he is well loaded to be able to withstand a long day with some gels and energy bars.
The fifth stage of the Tour de France will have a distance of more than 170 kilometres, so it is important to be aware of the food, to be protected from the wave of Covid-19 that may occur inside the peloton and it is essential that they can sleep after each stage, because every aspect of Physical recovery is important in the athletic performance of cyclists.
The coffee growers will be waiting for the right moment to be able to go in search of victory on the high mountain days that will be offered especially in the second half of the race.
Rigo remains one of the favorites to appear on the podium or at least in the top five in the competition despite dropping to 79th overall, more than two minutes behind his main rivals.
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