Weight goals can seem like they are at odds with power goals, but there is a healthy way to achieve both. We’ll cover this as well as whether it is better to struggle through a workout or bail early, what is the definition of “junk miles” and if they have a place in training, and much more. Tune in now to Episode 291 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.
Special Guest: MTB Pro Alex Wild – Ask a Cycling Coach 269
MTB Pro Alex Wild joins the team to discuss how he balances riding pro MTB and a full-time job, how he uses analytics to improve every aspect of his mountain biking ecosystem from equipment to nutrition and training, a breakdown of Alex’s setup with the new Specialized Epic and more in Episode 269 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Carb Cycling, Sweetspot Training, Masters VO2Max and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 255
How to use carb cycling for endurance athletes, a deeper look into sweetspot training, how genetics and age affects performance and more in Episode 255 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Hormonal Birth Control and Training
Female athletes can use an individual cost and benefit analysis to determine if the use of hormonal birth control is affecting their performance negatively or positively.
Creatine, Pre-Workout Nutrition, Periodization and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 250
Special guest Justin Rossi from The Chase joins us to discuss his transition to triathlon and answer your training questions.
Music During Training, Eating in a Fast Race, Carb Loading and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 244
How music during training can improve performance, strategies to eat and drink during a fast MTB race, effective and efficient carb loading and more is all covered in Episode 244 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Upgrading Categories, Fat Burning, Food Allergies and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 233
Upgrading race categories, the myth of “the fat burning zone,” food sensitivities vs food allergies and more will all be covered in Episode 233 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Openers, Pain Tolerance, Descending and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 211
The psychological and physical benefits of openers, what role pain tolerance plays in performance, how to increase confidence and speed in descents, plus your live questions will all be covered in Episode 211 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Pro Stage Race Tips, Altitude and Caloric Burn, Understanding TSS & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 203
On the next episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast, we’ll discuss stage race pro tips that Jonathan collected at a UCI stage race, how altitude affects caloric burn, a deep dive to help you understand TSS, and much more!