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.
Breathing 101: How to Breathe More Efficiently While Cycling
Use breathing to your advantage. You can improve performance, mental stamina, and focus with respiratory muscle training and active breathing techniques.
Muscle Glycogen, Nasal Breathing, Swimming for Cyclists and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 257
The mechanics of how your body pulls glycogen from the muscles for energy, recovery tips for triathletes to ensure they are getting faster in all 3 sports, using cycling as a replacement for swim training when pools are closed and more in Episode 257 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Nose Breathing, Recovery Drinks, Double Days and More – Ask a Cycling a Coach 187
Join us for Episode 187 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! Topics to be discussed: does nose breathing actually improve performance, are recovery drinks essential, why and when you should consider double days and more! More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode The best way to measure…
Merckx TTs, Sagan Dirt Fondo Preview, USADA Legal Allergy Treatment and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 154
Why every time trialist should do a Merckx TT, the Peter Sagan Dirt Fondo course preview, how to make sure your allergy treatment is legal and more in Episode 154 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. Topics covered in this episode What is a Merckx TT? Preparing for the Sagando An update on…
Consequences of a High FTP, Our First TT, Organizing a Season and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 153
What you need to consider as you raise your FTP, the results from our first time trial, how to organize a busy race season and more in the Episode 153 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. Topics covered in this episode How vacation affects fitness How to plan a big ride with friends…