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“Half a liter of Fanta and…” Remco Evenepoel’s surprising eating routine before the Tour de France

The time trial world champion has a very particular regime.

Remco Evenepoel will compete in his very first Tour de France in 2024. After several successes à abroad and in particular on the Vuelta, the Belgian is now tackling France and &agrav; the large loop. If the course should be far too complicated, to win it, especially with Pogacar and Vingegaard in the peloton, the Belgian is aiming for a podium and victories in the time trials.

The runner of the Soudal Quick Step has been a real UFO for several years, stringing together prestigious successes such as in Li&egravege- Bastogne-Liège in 2022, 2023, the Classic San Sebastian à three times, the Vuelta in 2022, the road world and time trial as well as all his stage victories on grand tours (two on the Giro and five ;in Spain)

“Half a liter of Fanta and…” Remco Evenepoel’s surprising eating routine before the Tour de France

But how does the Belgian manage to do this? such performances ? Obviously, with training, but also a very special diet which will make you jump nutritionists. In a video published on his YouTube channel, Remco Evenepoel (Soudal Quick-Step) raised reveals the veil on his daily life during the days of competition, and in particular the last hours preceding the departure. 

"I eat pistolekes (Belgian brioche specialty) with jam, a banana, a little honey, half a liter of Fanta and a few slices of chicken", explainedé notably the Belgian who claims to have been doing this same ritual since he was young. "This seems like a good meal to prepare for a time trial because since I've been eating this, I almost never miss the podium. “That’s why I always eat my pistolekes,” he adds.

Let's hope for the Belgian that this regime will have the best effects on his first Grande Boucle, which he approaches with humility. "Running the Tour de France is the dream of every child who has fallen into the race. cycling lover. It's a moment I dreamed of. since my first laps of the wheel and I am very excited. to take the start for the first with this great team. Of course, I hope to achieve a good Tour and have nice results, but let's not forget that these are my debut in this race as beautiful as it is difficult.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116