What muscle fiber type is best for cycling, how do you influence it, and how much of it is genetic? We’ll cover this as well as pro cyclist data and why many athletes don’t share it, how to race in dangerous circumstances and manage crashes and much more in Episode 316 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
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!
Racing at High Elevation, Learning to Suffer, Recovery and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 274
How to improve your racing at elevation while living at low altitude, how to increase your ability to suffer, how to recover from a big training week and more in Episode 274 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Climbing, Elevation, Over-Training and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 223
Tune in for Episode 223 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast where we will be discussing the cost of climbing out of the saddle, elevation’s effect on training and recovery, how to manage over-training and much more.
Nationals, VO2 Max, Rotating Mass and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 214
A guide to racing at high elevation, equipment tips and more for MTB National Championships at Winter Park, CO, why VO2 Max is misunderstood and how to use it, the science behind weight and rotating mass and many more topics will be covered on this week’s episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Strength Training, Heart Rate and Testing, Elevation & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 208
Team Clif Bar Racing’s Pete Morris joins us again as we go over Coach Chad’s strength training plan, how to gain weight and get faster, what your heart rate data means during a ramp test, and much more! More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode How to increase…
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!
Attacking vs. Tailgunning, Pre-Workout Supplements and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 198
Attacking vs. tailgunning, how to transition from the trainer to race season, pre-workout supplements for cyclists and more. More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode How Nate and Coach Jonathan used team tactics to win a criterium A guide to Tailgunning How to use a team to block…
Leadville Deep Dive with Pro Rider Alex Grant – Ask a Cycling Coach 169
Pro MTB racer Alex Grant joined us live from Leadville, CO for a deep dive on all things Leadville and endurance racing. Alex has placed 3rd place overall at Leadville, and 3rd place at Elite National Championships, all the while being a husband and father to two kids and managing his own business. We sat…
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…