High carb intake and endurance sports go hand-in-hand, but is this damaging to your health? Join us and Orange Seal Off-Road’s Hannah Finchamp as we dig into the relationships of glucose, insulin, and workout intensity to know how you can prioritize health and performance, and much 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!
Nitrates for Cyclists: Does Beetroot Make you Faster?
Can taking beetroot supplements increase an athlete’s aerobic capacity? It may depend. Looking at the benefits, caveats, and trade-offs to beetroot supplementation can help you decide whether or not it’s right for you.
Detraining, Is Recovery Trainable, Mental Health and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 293
How quickly do you lose fitness and how quickly does it come back, do you get better at recovering as your training experience increases, how to improve your mental relationship with cycling and much more in Episode 293 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
Asthma, Timing Strength Training, Race-Day Nutrition and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 280
Why is asthma so prevalent in endurance sports, how to time your strength training with endurance training, ideal race-day nutrition and more in Episode 280 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Why Exercise Makes You Happy and Helps Fight Depression
Balanced, timely exercise can be beneficial to your mental health, improve your sense of well being, and in some cases alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression.