Every cyclist wants to get faster. By becoming more aerodynamic, more efficient, and more powerful with structured training, you can improve your cycling speed at any age.
Belgian Waffle Ride, Equipment Upgrades, Recovery Tactics and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 317
Santa Cruz Bicycle’s Keegan Swenson joins us to talk about his two National Championship wins and his unexpectedly bumpy ride at Belgian Waffle Ride, as well as answering your questions on recovery modalities and joining us for a discussion on equipment upgrades and more.
Heart Rate Deep Dive, Tulsa Tough, FTP and VO2Max and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 313
Coach Chad is back! This week we dig into how VO2max affects FTP, why heart rate may be lower or higher for different people at different times, and discussions about positioning in aggressive groups, heat, crashing and more inspired by Tulsa Tough.
Losing Fitness, Raising Power with Nutrition, Aero vs. Power and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 309
Detraining happens any time we decrease training stimulus, but how quickly does it happen, how can you retain as much fitness as possible, and how should you adjust your race strategy as a result? Join us for a deep dive into this and many other topics in Episode 309 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Time Trial Training: How To Be a Faster Time Trialist
Time trialists must effectively train the ability to pace their highest sustainable power over time trial distances and, along the way, build toughness, get accustomed to uncomfortable positioning, and ultimately get faster. This guide covers everything you need to be a faster time trialist.
Century Training, Bike Fit, Climb Pacing and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 254
Training and pacing tips for your first century, tips to find the optimal bike fit for power and aerodynamics, how to stay dedicated on your diet for consistent weight loss and more in Episode 254 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Kona Special Interview – Nate Zarlengo – Ask a Cycling Coach 228
Nate Zarlengo is coming into Kona already having overcome a big obstacle. After so many hard hours training and preparing, hitting a car on his bike days before the race is the last thing he expected. Regardless, he is not going to let it slow him down. Tune in to hear Nate’s experience and his feelings going into IRONMAN World Championships.
Kona Special Interview – John Borton – Ask a Cycling Coach 227
John Borton is coming to Kona for the first time, but he has done his research and is ready to race. He plans to use his insights in aerodynamics, nutrition, and course knowledge to be as fast as ever. Tune in to hear exactly how John has prepared for IRONMAN World Championships.
Trainers, Power Meters and More with DC Rainmaker – Ask a Cycling Coach 219
Episode 219 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast is live from Eurobike! DC Rainmaker joins the team to discuss trainers, aero sensors, and all the latest training tech. Tune in and get faster on your favorite podcast app!
Sprinting, FTP Increase, Leadville Equipment and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 210
Clif Bar Racing’s Pete Morris will join us for a deep dive into the mechanics of a sprint, how much FTP increase you can expect in a year, equipment tips for the Leadville 100, how to regain motivation and more! Join us live for Episode 210 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast Wednesday, July 2 at 8:00am Pacific.