Despite countless advances in sports science, outdated and counterproductive beliefs about training and fitness are commonplace in the peloton. In this post, we take a look at five persistent bits of old-fashioned cycling wisdom, and update our understanding with a more modern perspective.
Winning Moves, Adrenaline, Sleep Deprivation and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 300
You need fitness, strategy and luck to make the sort of move that wins a race, so how do you increase your chances of winning? We’ll dig into this, adrenaline’s effect on endurance performance, and into whether or not training yourself to perform in a sleep deprived state is worthwhile for endurance athletes. Tune into Episode 300 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast now!
Pro Racing, Rider Types, and Motivation with Ben Jacques-Maynes – Ask a Cycling Coach 276
Retired pro cyclist Ben Jacques-Maynes joins the podcast to discuss what he learned about motivation, nutrition, training, injuries, how to maximize success and more in Episode 276 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Century Training, Bike Fit, Climb Pacing and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 254
Training and pacing tips for your first century, tips to find the optimal bike fit for power and aerodynamics, how to stay dedicated on your diet for consistent weight loss and more in Episode 254 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.