Finding the right cycling workouts to help you lose weight, how a year of training and no racing will affect your performance, the most common cycling myths debunked and more in Episode 268 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.


Topics covered in this episode

  • A safety first reminder from Coach Jonathan
  • How a year of no racing affects your fitness
  • How to lose weight through cycling training
  • The most common cycling myths debunked
  • How to return to training after illness
  • The best cadence to use in training
  • Tips to avoid bad food and eat better

For more cycling training knowledge, listen to the Ask a Cycling Coach — the only podcast dedicated to making you a faster cyclist. New episodes are released weekly.


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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.