How music during training can improve performance, strategies to eat and drink during a fast MTB race, effective and efficient carb loading and more is all covered in Episode 244 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Nate’s takeaways from his first races of the season
  • How music during training can improve performance
  • Are tubular wheels worth the hassle?
  • Tips for the best TT setup for lighter riders
  • Strategies to eat and drink during a fast MTB race
  • How to not get dropped during the fast start of a MTB race
  • Does non-alchoholic beer have benefits for endurance athletes?
  • How to ensure that your carb loading is effective and efficient
  • Warm-up and nutrition strategies to race multiple races in one day

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