How age affects performance, can time trialists sprint, why average power is so low in cyclocross & more in this week’s episode of the Ask a Cycling coach Podcast.



Topics covered in this episode

  • TrainerRoad’s Facebook Beta Group
  • What DEXA scans tell you about your body
  • Do I need to replicate the distance of my goal event in training?
  • How to troubleshoot trainer problems
  • How does age affect cyclists
  • Why old age isn’t an excuse for declining performance
  • Can time trialists sprint?
  • How to be a successful road racer
  • How to train for criterium racing
  • How do you incorporate group rides into a training plan
  • How to train for ultra distance for triathletes
  • How to tell if you lack muscular endurance or not
  • Why is average power low in CX?

For more cycling training knowledge, listen to the Ask a Cycling Coach — the only podcast dedicated to making you a faster cyclist. New episodes are released weekly.

Subscribe to the PodcastTry TrainerRoad



Getting Faster with TrainerRoad

Ready to get faster? Driven by science and data, TrainerRoad provides the training, planning, and analysis tools you need to become a faster cyclist with a focused and straightforward system. Create a custom training plan with Plan Builder, complete workouts indoors, outside, or with friends, and prove that your training is working with post-ride analysis tools. You can be confident that you will become a faster cyclist, and over 1,500 stories from TrainerRoad athletes prove it. Try TrainerRoad with a 30-day, money-back guarantee.

Check Out TrainerRoad


Share this Post


Jonathan Lee

Jonathan Lee is a Level II USA certified cycling coach and the host of the Ask a Cycling Coach podcast. His background in the sport of motocross has translated into a passion for cycling, mountain biking and all things training. If you have a training question, submit your question for Jonathan to answer on the next episode of TrainerRoad’s podcast.