Author Archives: 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.


Timing Peak Fitness, Raising FTP, Training Calendars and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 258

Training planning tips to reach peak fitness at your goal event, how to build your FTP and increase endurance for long efforts, techniques to manage a high training load and more in Episode 258 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Muscle Glycogen, Nasal Breathing, Swimming for Cyclists and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 257

The mechanics of how your body pulls glycogen from the muscles for energy, recovery tips for triathletes to ensure they are getting faster in all 3 sports, using cycling as a replacement for swim training when pools are closed and more in Episode 257 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Optimized Recovery, Powerlifters Gone Cyclist, Fueling Rides and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 256

Techniques to improve recovery and get the most from your rest week, how to transition to cycling from powerlifting to be fast and strong, why you should be using an electrolyte or carbohydrate sports drink while cycling and more in Episode 256 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Carb Cycling, Sweetspot Training, Masters VO2Max and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 255

How to use carb cycling for endurance athletes, a deeper look into sweetspot training, how genetics and age affects performance and more in Episode 255 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Century Training, Bike Fit, Climb Pacing and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 254

Training and pacing tips for your first century, tips to find the optimal bike fit for power and aerodynamics, how to stay dedicated on your diet for consistent weight loss and more in Episode 254 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Group Workouts, Optimal Indoor Cycling Setups, Adding Volume and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 253

Group Workouts are here so you can train and get faster with your friends, plus optimal indoor cycling setups for all budgets, how to add volume to your training and more in Episode 253 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Why Exercise Feels Good, VO2 Max Training Science, Caffeine and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 252

Why you feel better after doing a workout, the science and structure behind VO2 Max training, the effect of training and activity on caffeine processing rates plus more in Episode 252 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Training Without Events, Outside Workouts, Hormonal Birth Control and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 251

What to do if your events are canceled, tips to nail your outside workouts, the effect of hormonal birth control on training and performance plus more in Episode 251 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Creatine, Pre-Workout Nutrition, Periodization and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 250

Special guest Justin Rossi from The Chase joins us to discuss his transition to triathlon and answer your training questions.


Ramp Test Openers, Explosive Sprints, Pacing Rolling Climbs and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 249

Why you don’t need openers for the Ramp Test, training your sprint for explosive repeatability, optimal pacing for rolling climbs and more is all covered in Episode 249 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.



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