Post-workout recovery routines that make you faster, what to do when you are setting PRs before your goal event, how to find motivation to train and help motivate others and much more in Episode 286 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.



Topics covered in this episode

  • What to do if you’ve met your goals earlier than anticipated
  • How to avoid burnout with junior athletes
  • What changing your cycling cleat position will do
  • How to always get the same cleat position
  • Post-workout routines that make you a faster cyclist
  • How pro cycling teams work
  • How to pick a training plan
  • How to train for collegiate racing
  • How to calculate calorie burn with cycling
  • How to justify the risk of bike racing
  • How to motivate others to train

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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.