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Running Out of Matches, VO2 Training for Steady State Athletes and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 151

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…


Can I Skip Base Training?

It may seem counterintuitive to revert to base training every year after reaching new heights of performance, but this strategy pays dividends come race season. What is Base Fitness? Base fitness is synonymous with aerobic-base fitness, and this type of fitness is achieved via specific training that spurs particular physiological adaptations. Much like the name…


Why Now Is The Perfect Time For A Multi-Day Training Block

This year’s edition of 8DC is just around the corner and kicks off on May 11th. Like you, we love the awesome storyline and challenging workouts, but let’s look at why 8DC‘s structure and timing make it an invaluable strategic move for your fitness this time of year.   Structure While 8DC may just seem…



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