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Cycling BMX 1 Canadian Academy of Sports Nutrition caasn

BMX Cycling Events:

Energy Systems*

Anaerobic, ATP – CP

40%

Anaerobic, Glycolysis

50%

Aerobic

10%

Pre – Competition Carb Loading

No

Average Calories Burned per One Hour**

580

Endurance Diet Required

No

Risk of Muscle Breakdown (Rhabdomyolysis)***

Low

Risk of Sports Injuries

High

Benefits from Creatine****

Moderate

Fitness Demands

Agility      

Yes

Endurance

+

Explosive Power

Yes

Speed

Yes

       

*See “Energy Systems” under the section of “Sports Nutrition”.

**Your body weight and body metabolism are important elements affecting the average calories you burn during any physical activities. This is the average amount of calories burned by a person with a body weight of 155 Ibs (70 Kg) within one hour of this sport.

***See “Post – Exercise Rhabdomyolysis” under the section of “Athletic Disorders”.

****See “Creatine Monohydrate” under the section of “Sports – Performance Enhancers.

 

For the “energy paths” of this event, see the “energy map” below.

 

Cycling BMX 2 Canadian Academy of Sports Nutrition caasn