Consistent training makes you faster and can even prevent training setbacks. Here’s how you can keep your training consistent and adjust your plan to reinforce your long term goals.
How to Plan Your Offseason: When to Start and What to Do
With months of training in your legs, it might be time for a break. Choosing when to take time off and what to do with your offseason can set you up for future success.
How to Build Habits That Grow FTP
Good habits around training can improve your workouts and assist your body’s ability to adapt, recover and perform. Making a conscious effort to improve training habits can help you grow your FTP and achieve your training goals.
Goal Setting, Beginner Tips, Weight Loss and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 239
Goal setting for the new year, a beginners checklist to start indoor cycling, nutrition strategies to lose weight through cycling and more is all covered in Episode 239 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Openers, Pain Tolerance, Descending and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 211
The psychological and physical benefits of openers, what role pain tolerance plays in performance, how to increase confidence and speed in descents, plus your live questions will all be covered in Episode 211 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
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…
Dropping Weight, Stretching Peaks, Recovery & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 183
Dropping weight while raising power, making peak fitness last for multiple races and recovering properly are all very difficult ideals for a cyclist to achieve. Episode 183 will explore how to discover and push your limits for each of these ideals. More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this…
How to Plan a Year of Training and Racing – Ask a Cycling Coach 172
Planning an entire year of training and racing can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Episode 172 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast will go over every detail you need to know before planning your next season. Topics covered in this episode How a podcast listener won a 250mi MTB race…
How to Avoid Losing Fitness While Traveling: 3 Solutions for Cyclists
Family vacations, work trips, even the oh-so dreaded holiday weekend at the in-laws … believe it or not, you can still hold onto your cycling fitness and even be getting faster. Training During Travel As much as we hope that it doesn’t, a training hiatus due to travel longer than a few days can derail…
How to Follow a TrainerRoad Training Plan
Answer: TrainerRoad training plans are built upon a science-backed training process. This process consists of three consecutive training phases: Base, Build and Specialty. Riders follow this process to reach peak fitness and get faster. What are the phases of a TrainerRoad training plan? The three phases of a TrainerRoad plan are Base, Build and Speciality.…