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The Top 10 Misconceptions About Structured Training

Here at TrainerRoad, structured training is at the heart of everything we do, and we get a little defensive when we hear some of the misconceptions about structure. Let’s set the record straight.


Training Basics: Get the Most Out of Your Cycling Training

Becoming a faster cyclist takes hard work. But how can you get the most out of your training? Here are ten training principles that help make your next season the best one ever.


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Training Periodization: Macro, Meso, & Microcycles of Training

Structured training, in its most effective form, is both periodized and progressive. To get faster, your hard work needs to stimulate specific, physiological adaptations. Training periodization divides your season into distinct phases so that your hard work pays off.


The Beginner’s Guide to Indoor Cycling Training

Whether you’re experienced or just beginning indoor training, these quick and effective tips will increase your chances of success.


How to: Adjust For Cancelled Events

Life happens and plans change. If your events have been canceled or rescheduled, don’t worry. Plan Builder can help keep your training on track. You can adjust your training plan, event schedule, and calendar to make sure you can reach peak fitness on race day.


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How to: Plan Builder For Non-Racers

You don’t need an event on your Calendar to benefit from a structured training plan. If you are an athlete who doesn’t race but wants to get faster or just maintain fitness, you can use Plan Builder to build a custom training plan. A custom plan can help you build the fitness you need to achieve your everyday cycling goals and the power needed to take on those bigger training goals.


How to Train With a Busy Schedule

A busy schedule can make it tough to stick to a training plan. While balancing your training and a busy schedule can be tricky, there are plenty of ways to make a low volume plan fit for you. Picking the right training plan and learning how to make adjustments to this plan can help you get faster and achieve your goals.


Racing in Heavy Crosswinds, Adaptive Muscle Shortening, Commuting and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 243

Pro tips for racing in heavy crosswinds, how cyclists should deal with “adaptive muscle shortening, using your commute to get faster and more is all covered in Episode 243 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


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MTB Outside Workouts: How to Nail Your Planning and Training

The nature of mountain biking can make it difficult to take structured workouts out onto the trails, but reinforcing bike handling skills is an important part of any off-road athletes race preparation. Implement these planning strategies to get time on the mountain bike without sacrificing the effectiveness of your training plan.


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Plan Builder: Dirty Kanza

Now that you’ve committed to racing the Dirty Kanza, you’ll need a training plan that can help you get across that finish line. But where do you begin when you’re training for an event as long and challenging as Kanza? Take the guesswork out of your training and build your Dirty Kanza training plan with Plan Builder.



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