Fitness tests are a thing of the past. Whether you train indoors, outside, or a mix of both, AI FTP Detection automatically analyzes every ride to detect your FTP—no tests or all-out efforts required. It’s available now for every TrainerRoad athlete.
Muscle Fiber Composition, Pro Cyclist Data, Crashing and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 316
What muscle fiber type is best for cycling, how do you influence it, and how much of it is genetic? We’ll cover this as well as pro cyclist data and why many athletes don’t share it, how to race in dangerous circumstances and manage crashes and much more in Episode 316 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
Peak Fitness, All-Out Efforts, Elevation Training and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 311
How to reach and maintain peak fitness for as long as possible, how many all-out efforts does a rider have each year, how to use elevation training and heat training to get faster and much more in Episode 311 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
Losing Fitness, Raising Power with Nutrition, Aero vs. Power and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 309
Detraining happens any time we decrease training stimulus, but how quickly does it happen, how can you retain as much fitness as possible, and how should you adjust your race strategy as a result? Join us for a deep dive into this and many other topics in Episode 309 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Progressive Training for Cyclists
To become a faster cyclist, there’s an optimal, science-backed training process to follow, and it’s more than just one type of workout. Learn how progressive training can help you to reach new levels of fitness.
Power-to-Weight Ratio for Cyclists: When Watts/kg Matters, and How to Improve It
Power-to-weight ratio is one of the most important metrics in cycling, but it can also be a negative influence driving athletes to obsess over weight. Learn how it can help make you faster if used correctly.
Aggressive Racing, Sprint Power, Over-Unders and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 297
Where should you draw the line with aggressive racing, why your sprint power may be lower than you want and how to improve it, why over-unders are so hard and what you can do to improve with them and much more in Episode 297 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Best Way to Raise FTP, Pro Nutrition, Strava Segments and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 296
Santa Cruz Bicycles’ Keegan Swenson joins us to discuss what type of training best raises FTP, what pro athletes eat on and off the bike, the world’s most aspirational Strava segments and much more in Episode 296 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
Time Trial Training: How To Be a Faster Time Trialist
Time trialists must effectively train the ability to pace their highest sustainable power over time trial distances and, along the way, build toughness, get accustomed to uncomfortable positioning, and ultimately get faster. This guide covers everything you need to be a faster time trialist.
Artificial Sweeteners, DIY Race Tips, Nutrient Timing and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 294
How do artificial sweeteners fuel training, and are they good for athletes, tips for DIY races and match racing strategy, a deep dive on nutrient timing and how it affects training and much more in Episode 294 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!