Stay Energized for Bike to Work & School Week

Keeping your body energized through Bike to Work & School Week doesn’t have to be a challenge. Here are some easy tips and great recipes for you and your family to try.

  1. Drink water – Staying hydrated for even a short ride is important. Be sure to drink water before, during and after your ride. Sports drinks are great to have after riding for an hour or more.
  2. Quick Snack – Grab a banana, they are famous for their potassium and contain carbohydrates help fuel your muscles efficiently.
  3. Trail Mix or Granola Bars – Dried fruits and nuts are a great source of carbohydrates, with the fruit adding in some potassium. This snack will keep your body supplied in energy, vitamin E and magnesium.
  4. Make your own snacks – Check out some of these delicious recipes for some home-made energy balls and granola bars.

TraC does not formally endorse any of the products in links provided. We are simply sharing resources that we enjoy. Every individual’s dietary needs and physical capacities are different so always consult your physician to ensure you’re getting the right amount of exercise, water and nutrients for your body.