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From Dead Last to Podium: How Will Stinger Trained For LoToJa

Will Stinger went from dead last in a road race to fifth place in the longest one-day USAC race. Along the way, he raised his FTP 64 watts and suffered a terrible crash that he came back from even stronger. He did all this while balancing a demanding career as an OBGYN and married life with four children. Whether you want to race LoToJa or conquer a big ride, Will’s got some tips for you.


The Elements of Getting Faster: How Recovery Helps You Improve and Get Faster

Recovery: The Elements of Getting Faster

It’s easy to think of recovery as secondary to training, but it’s actually the most directly impactful part of the training process. Only through recovery does your body actually get stronger, and only through rest do you get faster.


Sleep and Endurance Training: Tips for Improving the Quality of Your Sleep

When it comes to endurance training, your sleep is just as vital as your workouts. In the age of marginal gains, improving your sleep is the most significant change you can make to improve your performance. This article will cover how you can increase your sleep quality and quantity.


Elements of Getting Faster

The Elements of Getting Faster

Cycling training can seem complicated. There is an enormous amount of information about training methodologies, nutrition recommendations, equipment suggestions, and ways to analyze the data. Frankly, it can be overwhelming.  At TrainerRoad, we try to make it simple—we take care of the details, so you don’t have to. That way, you can focus on putting…


Racing at High Elevation, Learning to Suffer, Recovery and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 274

How to improve your racing at elevation while living at low altitude, how to increase your ability to suffer, how to recover from a big training week and more in Episode 274 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


How to Maximize Recovery In Between Hard Workouts

When you have multiple hard workouts per week, the recovery in between those workouts is crucial. 2018 Elite XCO World Champion, Kate Courtney, shares how to get the most out of your down time so that you can nail your next hard workout.


MTB World Champion Kate Courtney – Ask a Cycling Coach 272

MTB World Champion Kate Courtney joins the podcast to give you the insights to what it takes to be a World Champion including how she builds resilience through mental training, why she uses strength training to get faster, her recovery, nutrition and more in Episode 272 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


An athlete trains at their VO2 Max

How to Improve Your VO2 Max and Get Faster With Structured Training

VO2 max is not fixed, and structured training can significantly improve this key factor, especially if maintained consistently over the long-term. Let’s take a look at how.


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.


Carbs vs. Fat, TSS Trends, Training Camps and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 266

Do carbs stop you from burning fat, why TSS doesn’t increase linearly, how to plan and recover from a training camp and more in Episode 266 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.



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