Where should you draw the line with aggressive racing, why your sprint power may be lower than you want and how to improve it, why over-unders are so hard and what you can do to improve with them and much more in Episode 297 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Intro 00:11
  • Get a sneak peek of the Science of Getting Faster Podcast! 00:44
  • Work for TrainerRoad! 7:48
  • Fueling advice for improving body composition 14:52
  • Is racing getting too aggressive? 26:07
  • How to deal with overly competitive friends 58:45
  • Is the supertuck ban a good thing? 1:21:15
  • What is the “one bike to rule them all”? 1:29:44
  • Can you race a gravel bike in a criterium? 1:32:44
  • The hosts’ favorite girl scout cookies 1:38:00
  • Are there good beet supplements? 1:39:06
  • What workout would you only wish upon your worst enemy? 1:41:37
  • Why over-unders are so hard and how to get better at them 1:44:12
  • Why your sprint power is low and how to fix that 1:53:56

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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.