Sports Nutrition for Cyclists

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
United Parish of Auburndale
64 Hancock Street
Auburndale, MA
7:00 – 7:30 – sign in and refreshments
7:30 – 9:00 - program

CRW is thrilled to have Sports Dietitian Nancy Clark MS RD conduct this informative workshop that will address the nutrition questions and concerns common to cyclists who want more energy to enjoy miles of smiles. Nancy will help resolve your confusion about what, when and how to eat for health and performance. 

Topics will include:

Sports Nutrition: 

  • What should I eat before, during and after l ride?
  • What about sports drinks, gels, and electrolytes?
  • What about a keto diet for cyclists...?

Weight management:

  • How can I lose weight and still have energy to train well?
  • Am I the only one who has ever gained weight while training for a century?
  • Aren't carbohydrates fattening....????
  • What should I eat to burn more fat?


  • What about the gluten and sugar...should I avoid them? 
  • Should I be taking extra vitamins?
  • What can I do cure my addiction to sugar???
  • How can I train, work, take care of my family, and still manage to eat well....?

Please come with your questions, so you can leave with the answers you need to help you (and your family) fuel well, have better energy and thereby better enjoy rides and daily life with good health and high energy.

Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook ($20) has sold over half a million copies.  Her Food Guide for Cyclists ($15) is a handy resource for people training for the upcoming century ride. Nancy will have both books available at the workshop. Please bring cash or check if you plan to purchase a personally autographed copy.

Nancy Clark, MS RD

Nancy Clark, an internationally respected sports nutritionist, is a registered dietitian who is board certified as a specialist in sports dietetics (CSSD). She is also a certified WellCoach. Nancy counsels active people of all ages and athletic abilities, from high school athletes to fitness exercisers, weekend warriors, competitive athletes and Olympians. She has been team nutritionist for the Boston Red Sox. Her private practice is in the Boston-area (Newton, MA).

Clark specializes in nutrition for performance, wellness and weight management (including helping resolve eating disorders). Her clients have included the Bruins and Celtics as well as Boston College athletes. In the 30+ years she has specialized in sports dietetics, Nancy has helped thousands of active people win with good nutrition. Her nutrition advice and photo have even graced the back of the Wheaties’ box!

Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook has sold over 550,000 copies and is now available in its 5th edition. Her other books include food guides for soccer, new runners, marathoners, and cyclists. Nancy also writes a monthly nutrition column called The Athlete’s Kitchen, which appears regularly in over 150 sports publications and websites. Her blog is

Nancy completed her undergraduate degree in nutrition from Simmons College in Boston. Her dietetic internship was at Massachusetts General Hospital. She received her graduate degree in nutrition with a focus on exercise physiology from Boston University. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American College of Sports Medicine.

Health and fitness are personal values for Nancy. She is a regular bicycle commuter and runner. She has completed several marathons, bicycled across America, and hiked in the Himalayas. Her newest sport is rowing (crew). She lives in the Boston-area with her husband and they have two (grown) children.


Tuesday - May 7, 2019
7:00 p.m. for refreshments, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. for program.

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