93. Nigel Mitchell, Team Sky's sports nutritionist

Cyclist Magazine Podcast

Nov 30 2023 • 1 hr 13 mins

James is joined by ex-Team Sky sports nutritionist, Nigel Mitchell. Nigel has been a top clinical sports nutritionist for more than 25 years, with nearly a decade spent helping Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome win Grand Tours, followed by work with Team GB sailors, skiers and triathletes and more WorldTour cycling teams. In this episode, Nigel discusses the old school world of cycling nutrition and the revolutionary approach he brought to the WorldTour, plus how you can work out how to fuel on the bike based on your body, and what the future of sports nutrition looks like.


Nigel is currently ambassador for American Pistachio Growers and head of nutrition at EF Pro Cycling. For more info on the superfood that is pistachios, visit https://americanpistachios.org/

Nigel is also the author of two recipe books, The Plant-Based Cyclist and The Cyclist's Cookbook, available at all the usual bookshops.


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