Learn how to analyze your power curve to help direct your training, what to do to end a plateau in your fitness, a deep dive into if training your ability to handle a higher cognitive load will make you faster and more in Episode 264 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

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Topics covered in this episode

  • How to push past plateaus in your fitness
  • Why you don’t need to train as long as your goal events
  • How to train weaknesses in your power curve
  • Tubeless setups tips for MTB to road
  • Training your ability to handle a higher cognitive load
  • How to get structured workouts with TrainerRoad on a budget
  • How to figure out how much to increase your FTP to progress your training

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.