Why your FTP is different in the aero position and how to change that, are antioxidants worthwhile for athletes, and which upgrades get you the most value in Episode 150 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.



Topics covered in this episode

  • What you need to know before climbing Haleakala
  • How elevation affects power output
  • How to pace Leadville
  • Is it normal to be slower in the aero position?
  • How to get faster in the aero position
  • Why TT bikes are hard to ride
  • Best way to “buy speed” for cyclists
  • Swim and running lessons for beginners
  • Best dollar/drag saved upgrades
  • Should cyclists avoid antioxidants?

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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.