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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.


Detraining is the opposite of training, when physical adaptations of fitness reverse.
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Detraining: What Happens When You Lose Fitness?

Fitness is never stagnant, and if you reduce training stress, you experience detraining. Find out what it is, why it happens, and the rate at which it occurs.


The Science of Supercompensation and How It Makes You Fast

We want results and we want them fast. So how do we get them? In sports science theory, empirical research now backed with scientific evidence identifies a way our bodies achieve the desired metabolic and muscular response of increased aerobic capabilities and strength. The methodology and actual training adaptation that gets you there is supercompensation.…



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