The big event is only a few weeks away. You’ve put in the hard work, and now you want to ensure that your body is ready to perform for your most important event. Tapering and peaking can seem complex. This guide will help you hit peak fitness just in time for your event.
Read the Race Like a Pro, A-Race Recovery, Injuries and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 295
Learn from Amber Pierce, Alex Wild and Pete Morris how they read a race like a pro, how much time you need to recover between A-Races, how to use injuries to get faster and much more in Episode 295 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
VO2 Max vs 1 Minute Power, Training Zones, Lightheadedness and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 267
The difference between your VO2 Max power and Max 1 minute power, how to get the most benefit from your training zones, why training can make you lightheaded and more in Episode 267 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Sprint Power, Mental Limits, Comfort and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 262
Training tips to increase your peak sprint power, how to sustainably push your physical and mental limits, techniques to improve your comfort on the bike and more in Episode 262 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Enduro, Limiters, Peaking Too Soon and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 218
Tune in live for Episode 218 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast where we will be discussing our takeaways after racing Enduro World Series, how to find your limiters as a time trialist, how to tell if you’ve reached peak fitness and much more.
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.
Losing fitness, How Cadence Affects Fatigue, Nutrition Hacks & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 201
Join us live for another episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! We’ll be covering why retired pro cyclists are still so fast, years after retirement, how cadence and different muscles affect fatigue, and some recent research on nutrition hacks. Tune in Thursday, April 4 at 8:00am Pacific.
CX, Road Enduro, Block Periodization, Heart Rate & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 176
A discussion on cyclocross, road enduro, block periodization, heart rate, nutrition and more, all in Episode 176 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode New TrainerRoad Forum ( Forum.TrainerRoad.com ) TrainerRoad kits now available! New TrainerRoad Calendar TrainerRoad Pricing Updates…
Peaking, Improving VO2 Max, Supplements vs. Whole Food – Ask a Cycling Coach 168
Peak fitness is the end goal, but what actually happens to your body when you peak? We covered this, the different ways you can improve VO2 Max supplements vs. whole foods and much more in episode 168 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. Topics covered in this episode Nate’s Leadville Preparation The best…
Standing Climbing, Sub-8 Leadville, Multiple Peaks & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 142
Standing vs. seated climbing, what it takes to go sub-8 at Leadville, peaking more than once & more in this episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. Topics covered in this episode What it’s like to ride at professional team camps Tactics or power to weight – which matters most? How pro cyclists…