Eating for optimal recovery

How INEOS Grenadiers use Science in Sport to fuel their recovery

 Laurens De Plus of Belgium and Team INEOS Grenadiers competes during the 106th Giro d'Italia 2023, Stage 8
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No matter what standard of rider you are, fuelling means thinking ahead. Recovering from one day and preparing for the next. When supporting a team of eight riders through a three week Grand Tour that means constant calculations and strategic planning. “Recovery is the most important opportunity in the day,” explains INEOS Grenadiers performance nutritionist Dr Marc Fell. “We have set guidelines for what carbs we want to get into riders for every hour.”