Eating the right food at the right time can make all the difference in your training. The best food for cycling isn’t the same for every athlete, though, and will change with the timing, intensity, and duration of your upcoming workout.
The Basics of Plant-Based Nutrition for Cyclists and Endurance Athletes
More athletes than ever before are switching to a plant-based vegan or vegetarian diet. What are the potential benefits, challenges, and things to keep in mind when eliminating animal products from your diet as an athlete?
Energy Cost of Recovery, Training Camps and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 324
We know we burn energy in training, but what about when we recover? What processes happen in your body and how much energy does it take? In this episode we’ll cover this and go into the do’s and don’ts of training camps with two pros from the Orange Seal Off-Road Team, Hannah Finchamp and Alex Wild! Energy Cost of Recovery, Training Camps and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 324
Peak Fitness, All-Out Efforts, Elevation Training and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 311
How to reach and maintain peak fitness for as long as possible, how many all-out efforts does a rider have each year, how to use elevation training and heat training to get faster and much more in Episode 311 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
How to Choose the Best Mid-Ride Nutrition
The longer and more intense a training session is, the more crucial your mid-ride nutrition becomes. Knowing when to consume liquids, gels, and solids can help you make an on-the-bike nutrition plan that includes the best fuels for you and your ride.
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.
Mental Toughness, Crazy Sprints, Recovery Weeks & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 282
How to be a tough athlete, pro tips for the final kilometer of a race and why you lose most sprints, why you feel slower after a recovery week and much more with new guest host Ivy Audrain!
Asthma, Timing Strength Training, Race-Day Nutrition and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 280
Why is asthma so prevalent in endurance sports, how to time your strength training with endurance training, ideal race-day nutrition and more in Episode 280 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Pro Stage Race Tips, Altitude and Caloric Burn, Understanding TSS & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 203
On the next episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast, we’ll discuss stage race pro tips that Jonathan collected at a UCI stage race, how altitude affects caloric burn, a deep dive to help you understand TSS, and much more!
Team Camp Special: Team Marc Pro Cycling – Ask a Cycling Coach 148
In the second part of our mini-series on training camps we spoke with Team Marc Pro Cycling on how they use team camps to get faster, and dug into team roles and stage racing tactics and strategy. Topics covered in this episode The difference between crit and road race focused teams How to bond…