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Five Training Takeaways From the Successful Athletes Podcast

Sometimes maintaining a consistent training schedule is easier said than done. When you’re struggling to keep your training on track, trying some new strategies can help. Here’s what five successful athletes have done to maintain a consistent workout regimen and keep their training consistent from one goal to the next.


Races are cancelled. An athlete looks at their computer as they consider whether to continue their training plan or restart base training.

Planning Training and Finding Motivation For A Year Without Racing

Events are cancelled, and athletes are wondering whether to continue their training plans or restart base. With consistency, this season can have long term benefits either way.


A rider competing in a cycling event.

Preparing For Big Events With Low Volume Training

Training specificity might seem to imply that long events require long training rides, but energy systems are more important than duration or TSS.


Cancelled Races, Motivation, and Long-Term Goals

Cancelled Races, Motivation, and Long Term Goals

It’s a strange time for endurance athletes. With pandemic-related cancellations affecting events around the world, many of us face a question: What now?


Life or Death Motivation: How Cam Summerson Used Cycling to Save His Son

Life or Death Motivation: How Cam Summerson Used Cycling to Save His Son

Motivation in training is a personal thing. For Cam Summerson, the motivation was saving his young son’s life.


Cycling motivation for tough workouts

How to Find Motivation For Tough Workouts

Every athlete deals with changes in motivation. However, when dealing with canceled events or personal setbacks, low motivation can threaten to derail your training. You can keep your training on track with these tips for finding motivation for tough workouts.


how to train with strava segments

Training With Strava Segments

When you don’t have events on the Calendar, attempting to get the fastest time on a Strava segment can be a fun and motivating training goal. As long as you can do it safely and in compliance with your local ordinances, here are some tips to help you grab that KOM or QOM.


TrainerRoad Group Workouts

Introducing Group Workouts

Get Faster Together. TrainerRoad’s new Group Workouts feature helps you and your friends reach your goals while sharing live voice, video, and data.


Sprinting, FTP Increase, Leadville Equipment and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 210

Clif Bar Racing’s Pete Morris will join us for a deep dive into the mechanics of a sprint, how much FTP increase you can expect in a year, equipment tips for the Leadville 100, how to regain motivation and more! Join us live for Episode 210 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast Wednesday, July 2 at 8:00am Pacific.


Athlete Interviews: Alison Tetrick

Alison Tetrick known as the Queen of Kanza and one of the best endurance racers in the world. We discussed everything from Dirty Kanza strategy to rebounding from traumatic accidents in the latest episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. Tune in now!



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