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
Belgian Waffle Ride, Equipment Upgrades, Recovery Tactics and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 317
Santa Cruz Bicycle’s Keegan Swenson joins us to talk about his two National Championship wins and his unexpectedly bumpy ride at Belgian Waffle Ride, as well as answering your questions on recovery modalities and joining us for a discussion on equipment upgrades and more.
Rest Week Nutrition, Air Density, Smelling Salts and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 307
Why are you always hungry during rest weeks and what can you do about it? Does air density affect physiological performance, and can smelling salts make you faster? Tune into Episode 307 of the Ask a Cycling Coach for these topics and much more!
Race Intensity, Recovery, Outside Interval Training and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 305
Getting used to race intensity can be jarring, so how do you prepare yourself before race day? We’ll cover this, a deep dive on outside interval training, various discussions on what affects recovery and how to manage it, and much more in Episode 305 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
Aggressive Racing, Sprint Power, Over-Unders and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 297
Where should you draw the line with aggressive racing, why your sprint power may be lower than you want and how to improve it, why over-unders are so hard and what you can do to improve with them and much more in Episode 297 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Weight vs. Power, Failed Workouts, Junk Miles and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 291
Weight goals can seem like they are at odds with power goals, but there is a healthy way to achieve both. We’ll cover this as well as whether it is better to struggle through a workout or bail early, what is the definition of “junk miles” and if they have a place in training, and much more. Tune in now to Episode 291 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
Carbs vs. Fat, TSS Trends, Training Camps and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 266
Do carbs stop you from burning fat, why TSS doesn’t increase linearly, how to plan and recover from a training camp and more in Episode 266 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Carb Cycling For Endurance Athletes
Endurance athletes are faced with a bevy of nutrition decisions. Carb cycling is a nutrition strategy based on the percentage of macronutrients. Depending on your goals, carb cycling may be the right choice for you.
Injury Prevention, Cross Winds, Tactics for Small Teams and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 238
Special guest Amber Pierce joins the team to discuss injury prevention by foam rolling vs stretching, maintaining stability in cross winds, developing a team race strategy and more in Episode 238 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Upgrading Categories, Fat Burning, Food Allergies and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 233
Upgrading race categories, the myth of “the fat burning zone,” food sensitivities vs food allergies and more will all be covered in Episode 233 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.