David Curtis went from total beginner to sub-9 finisher at the Leadville Trail 100. As a new cyclist, David experienced a steep learning curve with plenty of challenges along the way. But changes in lifestyle, diet, and structured interval training with TrainerRoad, he added 100w to his FTP and doubled his w/kg.
Fueling Short Workouts, Bike Choices, Spring Classics and More with Cannondale Pro Amber Pierce – Ask a Cycling Coach 237
Special guest Amber Pierce joins the team to talk about fueling for short workouts, the pros and cons of a CX bike vs a road bike, pro tips for big one-day races and more in Episode 237 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Off Season, Power Imbalances, Workout Fuel Timing and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 234
How to plan your offseason, fixing power imbalances, optimal timing for workout fuel and more are all covered in Episode 234 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Tailoring the Mountain Bike Plans to Your Needs
We’ve been getting a ton of great feedback on the new mountain bike training plans. Like I talked about in an earlier post, these plans are designed to help riders develop the unique fitness characteristics that are necessary to excel on the trail. While the typical cross country, enduro, or XTERRA athlete will be able…
The New Mountain Bike Plans
Mountain bike racing is one of the most unique endurance sports there is. The fluctuations in power and effort while racing out on the trails are unlike any other form of racing. On top of that, riders are expected to navigate through roots, rocks, sand, and an abundance of other obstacles all while bouncing in…