Pacelines, normalized vs. average power, balancing cravings with race weight, allergies and more.
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Topics covered in this episode
- Flying vs. driving to races
- How your warmup affects your race
- How to manage expectations as a Type A bike racer
- Why big racers can be successful in hilly bike races
- Mental illness and endurance athletics
- How long should you pull in a paceline?
- Effective ways to organize a paceline
- How you should change your nutrition for different race durations
- Why average power is used for PRs instead of Normalized Power
- How Normalized Power works
- How to time shifts perfectly when sprinting or out of the saddle
- How allergies affect performance
- Do antihistamines make you slower?
- How to train for TTs if you are a triathlete
- How to overcome cravings
- How to find your ideal weight
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