What is the cause behind getting dropped and how do you train to avoid it happening in the future, should cyclists and triathletes maintain a caloric deficit, which supplements have the most impact on performance and much more in Episode 303 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.



Topics covered in this episode

  • Intro 0:00
  • Adaptive Training update 00:59
  • How much activity is too much on a recovery day? 14:59
  • Easing back into racing safely 32:32
  • How to fuel late-night workouts 59:51
  • Run-flat tubeless inserts for road bikes 1:13:32
  • Phone cases that mount on your handlebars 1:18:59
  • How and when to use both brakes or use them individually 1:20:39
  • Supplements that make you faster 1:28:49
  • Calorie balance for cyclists 1:31:40
  • How to not get dropped 1:56:40

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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.