AI helps cyclists work out how much to eat during the Tour de France

Wout van Aert of Team Jumbo-Visma at the Tour de France in 2022


Elite cyclists are using artificial intelligence to get precise estimates of how many calories they will need for each stage of endurance races such as the Tour de France.

Riders burn around 6000 calories a day during the Tour and food is so important to success that most teams employ numerous chefs and nutritionists.

Kristian van Kuijk at Maastricht University in the Netherlands and his colleagues worked with the Dutch professional cycling outfit Team Jumbo-Visma, using machine …

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