Tag - Cycling

Man in Back Brace

I Broke My Neck. Now What?

Bike Racing is Dangerous -How to Eat to Aid Healing: a nutritional recovery strategy Sunday June 9th I drove 3 hours up to Sutton, MA to do the Purgatory Road Race (aptly named) in the Pro, 1, 2 category.  I had done this race the past 2 years and it's always very hard. I have no chance of winning it but it really pushes my fitness to the next level once I recover a few days. The course is difficult but this [...]
Team Zenberry racing bikes

How to Use Zenberry for Quick Workout Recovery

How to Use Zenberry for Recovery The most important time to consume calories after your hard workout or race is the 30 minute window immediately after you finish.  The body is primed to take up glycogen (the stored energy in your muscles) at this time so don't miss it or you won't recovery quite as well.  What else is important? Studies show that some simple sugars (one of the few times pure sugar is good), a little bit of protein [...]
cyclist climbing a mountain

Biting Off More Than You Can Chew

The Green Mountain Stage Race Biting off more than you can chew can be a good thing, sometimes. Many of you know that we have sponsored an amateur cycling team for about 5 years now.  Emma and I are both in love with anything that involves a bicycle. I had been racing for many years on other teams and instead of promoting other companies I thought, "why not promote my own company by racing and riding with the Zenberry logo [...]
japanese sweet potato with cinnamon

Japanese Sweet Potato! Healthy Cycling Portables

Japanese Sweet Potato Recipe for a Portable Snack This simple delicious recipe will be sure to please any sweet tooth. Japanese sweet potatoes are the perfect size, texture and sweetness for a healthy portable snack for kids or adults.  Add some pink Himalayan salt to make them more savory if you like. You can cook a bunch and then store in the fridge all week. They are great warm or cold so are perfect for my training rides (better then [...]

Morning Coffee Smoothie Recipe

Good morning! Our Zenberry Holy Frappe was "hot off the presses" Thursday! Our organic fair-trade espresso, procured from our favorite Brooklyn-based roaster (Jailhouse coffee), was freshly ground the day before the Zenberry Holy Frappe production run. Super fresh! Coffee is big with riders, cyclists like Shane and motorcycle riders like me (this photo was taken by my friend Dominic who is also the President of NY Classic Riders Club I affiliate with). I usually bring my green juice or Zenberry smoothie in my backpack when I ride [...]

Zenberry Helped Me Ride 975 Miles

I often try to get away to a warm location each winter to get a break from the freezing cold or indoor riding that is required to stay fit as a cyclist in NY.  This year I went back to Los Angeles which is a surprisingly great place to ride a bike. Warm and usually dry, the canyons that jut up from the Pacific Coast Highway leave plenty of climbing to get the body ready for the race season.  [...]