How to avoid running out of “matches”, should steady state athletes skip VO2 training, a testing protocol for different positions and more in the Episode 151 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

Topics covered in this episode

  • TrainerRoad’s new fitness testing protocol
  • How much difference can you expect in FTP on your TT bike?
  • What is the difference between saddle soreness and saddle sores
  • How to treat saddle sores
  • How to test power output in different positions
  • Should steady state athletes skip VO2 work?
  • Is it bad to do an interval workout after a long ride?
  • Are “matches” real?
  • How to get more matches for cycling
  • Can you cram train for fitness?

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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.