The Cycling Chef: Recipes for performance and pleasure.  By Alan Murchison

The Cycling Chef: Recipes for performance and pleasure. By Alan Murchison

£22.00

'I can't think of a finer chef to have written a book on nutrition and diet for athletes' Tom Kerridge. 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 British Cycling's elite athletes. His easy-to-make and nutritionally balanced meals will help cyclists reach their cycling performance goals - this is flavoursome food to make you go faster. The Cycling Chef features more than 65 mouth-watering recipes - including breakfasts, salads, main meals, desserts and snacks, as well as vegetarian and vegan dishes - each designed with busy cyclists in mind.

They are all quick and easy to prepare, and are made from ingredients that are readily available in any local supermarket. A good diet won't make a sub-standard cyclist into a world beater, but a poor diet can certainly make a world class or any ambitious cyclist sub-standard. However, an optimised diet, whatever your potential, will help you reach your own personal performance goals.