Why is asthma so prevalent in endurance sports, how to time your strength training with endurance training, ideal race-day nutrition and more in Episode 280 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Successful Athletes PodcastShould the hosts race Lotoja?
  • Amber’s nutrition principles
  • What an ideal day of nutrition looks like
  • How strength training affects endurance training
  • The science behind cell-signaling and why it’s key to getting faster
  • How to time your strength training with endurance training
  • How asthma affects endurance performance
  • Why do so many endurance athletes have asthma?
  • Is track-hack / race-cough a sign of asthma?

Studies Mentioned in this episode

Successful Athletes Podcast


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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.