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Losing Fitness, Raising Power with Nutrition, Aero vs. Power and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 309

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.


Winning Moves Adrenaline Sleep Deprivation and More Ask a Cycling Coach 300

Winning Moves, Adrenaline, Sleep Deprivation and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 300

You need fitness, strategy and luck to make the sort of move that wins a race, so how do you increase your chances of winning? We’ll dig into this, adrenaline’s effect on endurance performance, and into whether or not training yourself to perform in a sleep deprived state is worthwhile for endurance athletes. Tune into Episode 300 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast now!


Use productive New Year's resolutions to become a faster cyclist this season.
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Ten New Year’s Resolutions to Help You Become a Faster Cyclist

Productive and sustainable New Year’s resolutions can help lead your training in a positive direction. Reach your best this year with our favorite Training Resolutions.


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Crank Length: What Length Cranks Should I run?

Running a longer crank might seem like it will increase power, but for most cycling disciplines, the research suggests otherwise. Here’s why you should opt on the shorter side and prioritize comfort over leverage when choosing a crankset.


Recovery Routines, Early Season PRs, Motivation and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 286

Recovery Routines, Early Season PRs, Motivation and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 286

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.


Dr. Andy Pruitt conducts a bike fit with a cyclist.

A Conversation About Bike Fit With Dr. Andy Pruitt

Dr. Andy Pruitt is the world’s top expert on bike fitting, with over 40 years of experience. We sat down with Dr. Pruitt for a wide-ranging conversation on all things fit-related.


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Cycling Numbness: Dealing with Numb Hands, Feet, & Saddle

Spend any time cycling, and you will likely experience numbness in your hands, feet, or perineum. With a few small changes in your fit and equipment, you can increase your comfort on the bike.


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.


Music During Training, Eating in a Fast Race, Carb Loading and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 244

How music during training can improve performance, strategies to eat and drink during a fast MTB race, effective and efficient carb loading and more is all covered in Episode 244 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


‘Cross Nats Takeaways, TT Bike Fits, Using Weight To Your Advantage & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 137

What we learned watching and racing cyclocross for 7 days straight, how to get the best TT bike fit, how to use extra weight to your advantage & more in this week’s episode of the Ask a Cycling coach Podcast.  Topics covered in this episode What we learned from CX Nationals How to get…



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