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Ramp Test Makes FTP Testing More Efficient and Less Stressful

The Ramp Test assesses FTP and gradually increases power in one-minute steps until the rider cannot maintain the target power. It is the most efficient and accurate way to assess your fitness on TrainerRoad. Compared to traditional FTP tests, it hurts less, removes pacing from the equation, and takes less time to complete. After taking…


TrainerRoad head coach Chad Timmerman picks his 5 favorite workouts to improve your FTP
TrainerRoad head coach Chad Timmerman

Coach Chad’s 5 Favorite Workouts to Increase Your FTP

Workouts come in all different shapes and sizes, but what if you only had a few to choose from? What five workouts would be the most productive to raise your FTP and make you faster if those were the only workouts you did? We checked in with TrainerRoad’s head coach Chad Timmerman to find out.


Introducing Adaptive Training. Get the Right Workout, Every Time.
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Introducing Adaptive Training: The Right Workout, Every Time.

Have you ever wished TrainerRoad could actively respond to your unique strengths, weaknesses, and scheduling needs, to train you as an individual and make you faster? Now it can! Introducing Adaptive Training, the biggest update ever to TrainerRoad. Adaptive Training uses machine learning, science-based coaching principles, and an unprecedented data set to train you as an individual and make you a faster cyclist.


Artificial Sweeteners, DIY Race Tips, Nutrient Timing and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 294

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!


Detraining, Is Recovery Trainable, Mental Health and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 293

Detraining, Is Recovery Trainable, Mental Health and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 293

How quickly do you lose fitness and how quickly does it come back, do you get better at recovering as your training experience increases, how to improve your mental relationship with cycling and much more in Episode 293 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!


KOM Training, Increasing Training Volume, Morning Training and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 292
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How to Get Started With TrainerRoad

Structured training is the most efficient and effective way to become a faster cyclist. But getting started can seem daunting. Don’t worry; getting started with TrainerRoad is easy. In just a few simple steps, you’ll be using science-based training, planning, and analysis tools that increase your performance.


What is the best crank length for cycling and how does it affect your power, how to achieve mastery of cycling skills and is muscle soreness a requirement for effective strength training. All this and more in Episode 287 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

Crank Length, Achieving Mastery, DOMS and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 287

What is the best crank length for cycling and how does it affect your power, how to achieve mastery of cycling skills and is muscle soreness a requirement for effective strength training. All this and more in Episode 287 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


How to Get Your Best FTP Test Results

Getting your best FTP test results don’t happen by accident. You need consistent and accurate data. Here are some of our best tips for you to have your best FTP test.


The top 10 ways TrainerRoad makes you a faster cyclist

The Top 10 Ways TrainerRoad Makes You a Faster Cyclist

TrainerRoad’s mission is simple: to make you a faster cyclist, whoever you are and whatever your discipline. We’ve helped tens of thousands of athletes reach their goals, but how do we do it? What makes TrainerRoad cycling’s most effective training tool?


Base Training Myths, Cycling Team Roles, MTB Stage Racing & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 281
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Base Training Myths, Cycling Team Roles, MTB Stage Racing & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 281

What happens when you do high intensity efforts during base training, what it was like for Amber to be a pro domestique, and tips for beginner racers on their first year of racing and mountain bike stage races. Tune into Episode 281 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast for this and more!



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