Power-based training is without a doubt the best way to structure training for cycling, and FTP serves as a way to scale every workout to your current fitness level. But what is a good FTP, and how can you be sure that your FTP is accurate?
Low Cadence, Choking, Equipment Choices and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 285
Is low cadence more naturally efficient than high cadence, how to perform in high-pressure situations, the hosts’ favorite equipment choices and more in episode 285 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.
Treating Hyponatremia, Training with Low TSS, EPO and more – Ask a Cycling Coach 271
How to quickly recognize and treat hyponatremia, how to get faster with a low TSS training plan, how EPO and your hematocrit affect your performance and more in Episode 271 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Bonking, Outside Workouts, Predictions for Cape Epic 2021 and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 261
Why bonking on your rides is not making you faster, how to know if you are going deep enough in your workouts, Improving the efficiency of your training in low and high volume training plans and more in Episode 261 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Group Workouts, Optimal Indoor Cycling Setups, Adding Volume and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 253
Group Workouts are here so you can train and get faster with your friends, plus optimal indoor cycling setups for all budgets, how to add volume to your training and more in Episode 253 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
How to Win a World Cup Race, Cooling, Protein & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 206
What does it take to win a World Cup STXC race, a deep dive on how the body cools itself, how cyclists should be using protein and BCAA, and much more.
Dominant Team Tactics, Pre-Workout Snacks, Understanding CTL & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 204
Join us for discussions on dominant team tactics, the best pre-workout snacks, a guide to understanding CTL and more! More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode What to pay attention to when you pre-ride a course Tire pressure: how low is too low? Why you should start with…
Oval vs. Round Rings, Fasted Training, Beating Cramps and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 157
Do oval rings affect power data, when fasted training actually effective, how to stop cramps and more in Episode 157 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. Topics covered in this episode Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast Facebook Group Carson City Off-Road Live Podcast What we noticed at the Queen Stage of the Tour of…
Running Out of Matches, VO2 Training for Steady State Athletes and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 151
How to avoid running out of “matches”, should steady state athletes skip VO2 training, a testing protocol for different positions and more in the Episode 151 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. Topics covered in this episode TrainerRoad’s new fitness testing protocol How much difference can you expect in FTP on your TT…