Dropping weight while raising power, making peak fitness last for multiple races and recovering properly are all very difficult ideals for a cyclist to achieve. Episode 183 will explore how to discover and push your limits for each of these ideals.

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.



Topics covered in this episode

  • New TrainerRoad features!
  • Nate’s race plan for 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo
  • Coach Jonathan’s lofty goal & annual plan
  • How to taper for ultra-endurance events
  • How to return to training after time off
  • How to get better at steep climbs
  • Is it possible to lose weight and gain power at the same time?

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Ian Meintjes

Ian Meintjes is a pro enduro racer and the producer of the Ask a Cycling Coach podcast. Ian’s successful track record in cross-country and enduro racing, along with years of experience as a customer support agent have made him an expert on all things training and racing with power.