Showing posts with tag: food
No matter what workout you’re doing, you should always plan on some recovery nutrition afterward. There are numerous benefits to recovery drinks, and timing them correctly will help you feel confident that your glycogen stores are replenished for your next workout.
Lydia Gould, a 64-year-old cyclist with a history of impressive accomplishments, thought she was “too old to improve” before she signed up for TrainerRoad. But over three months, she raised her FTP by thirty watts, turned VO2 Max work from a weakness into a strength, and added more race victories.
What does healthy fueling look like? TrainerRoad’s Amber Pierce applies healthy principles of nutrition to 3 real-world training examples.
Food fuels performance and gives our bodies the nutrients to repair, recover, and adapt to the stress of training and racing. But far too many of us moralize what we eat in the name of performance, with profound impacts on how we relate to food and the very bodies on which we rely. TrainerRoad’s Amber Pierce wants to offer a different perspective.
You need sufficient, high quality nutrition to fuel your workouts, aid your recovery, and promote your body’s physical adaptations. When you’re not fueling properly you’re short changing the training process, and your body’s ability to work harder and get faster.
Managing food cravings while balancing weight loss and training is a challenge. But there are several things that you can do to help keep food in the right perspective. These tips for identifying triggers and managing cravings can help you reach your goals.
A sneak preview of a totally new podcast from TrainerRoad – the Successful Athletes Podcast! In episode 1 Jonathan takes a look into the preparation and execution of the Everesting World Record by Stans Pivot’s and Monster Hydro’s Keegan Swenson.
Why training all your energy systems in one workout is not efficient training, the effect of anti-inflammatory drugs and foods on training and performance, how to know if you are going deep enough in your cycling workouts and more in Episode 259 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
When you know what to eat and when to eat, eating natural, non processed foods is a simple and effective way to fuel your workouts.
Setting expectations for the first race of the season, race tactics for when you miss the break, what to eat during a rest week and more is all covered in Episode 242 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
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