Author Archives: Meghan Kelley
Recovery is one of the most impactful parts of a training plan and should be prioritized by all goal-oriented cyclists. You can maximize your recovery with a dedicated recovery process, scheduled rest, and extra attention to your sleep and nutrition.
After winning the Individual Time Trial National Championships in 2014 Thrude Natholmen set her eyes on the next big goal. But when this goal didn’t come together it became a struggle to hold onto motivation and stay on the right track. Learn how Thrude found a new perspective and pushed through her setbacks in this episode of the Successful Athlete’s Podcast.
Can taking beetroot supplements increase an athlete’s aerobic capacity? It may depend. Looking at the benefits, caveats, and trade-offs to beetroot supplementation can help you decide whether or not it’s right for you.
Cycling training doesn’t just fatigue your legs — it can also tire out your brain. Knowing the impact that training has on subsequent mental awareness can help you anticipate the cognitive demands of training and racing.
You can extend the benefits of strength training into your cycling training season with a basic maintenance routine. Here’s how you can tell when it’s time for strength training maintenance and how to start building your own strength training maintenance routine.
Some of the supplements recommended to endurance athletes are necessary to performance, while others offer only minor benefits. You can determine which ones are right for you with a look at your diet and an assessment of the pros and cons that come with each supplement.
Grow your strengths, target your weaknesses, and get back on track after training interruptions all with Adaptive Training.
The flexible yet progressive structure of the low-volume training plan works with a variety of schedules and experience levels—making it the go to volume for many goal driven athletes. To help you get the most out of your low-volume plan here’s five tips from TrainerRoad athletes who have used a low-volume training plan to get faster.
We know that the quantity of carbohydrates ingested after exercise impacts the replenishment of glycogen stores, but what about the type of carbohydrates ingested? Does ingesting glucose and fructose, as opposed to just glucose, impact subsequent endurance performance?
Yoga is the perfect tool for cyclists who want to round out their strengths, aid their recovery, and approach mobility and strength training from a different angle. To help you get a feel for Yoga, and some of the benefits it has to offer, here are five beginner-friendly poses with cycling related benefits.
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