Does foam rolling actually work, the real reason why triathlon times are getting faster, how much of performance is due to genetics & more! Join us live for this week’s episode of the Ask a Cycling coach Podcast.



Topics covered in this episode

  • TrainerRoad’s Facebook Beta Group
  • How to know when you should upgrade categories
  • How to Coach Yourself to Peak Fitness: https://www.trainerroad.com/blog/training-plan-guide/
  • The science behind foam rolling
  • Is non-alcoholic beer bad for recovery too?
  • Are plyometrics good for cyclists?
  • Should you gain weight to be a better time trialist?
  • Genetics vs. talent and how they affect cyclists
  • Why triathlon times are getting faster

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.