Cross-training is not usually considered as necessary for cyclists, but should it be? We’ll cover the science of cross-training, how to raise power while dropping weight and much more in this episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!

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Topics covered in this episode

  • TrainerRoad launched a Free Trial!
  • How to raise power while losing weight
  • Why some athletes drop power while losing weight
  • The science behind cross-training and why cyclists should do more of it
  • Rapid Fire questions
  • How to level up your sprint skills in a week
  • Is pre-workout weight training a way to get more adaptations?
  • Is it better to focus on the effort or distract yourself?

Studies mentioned in this episode

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