Showing posts with tag: structured training
Elite cyclists aren’t the only athletes that have great tips for getting faster. Here are five training tips from ordinary, successful athletes who used TrainerRoad to increase their FTP by a total of 333 watts.
Do you ever feel like other cyclists improve more quickly and dramatically than you? Here are four real-world examples of TrainerRoad athletes and their improvements.
Structured training is a helpful tool for every cycling discipline. Rob Belsom used TrainerRoad’s low-volume plan to prepare for a rugged 100-mile bikepacking event. Juggling work and family commitments, Rob has some tips for anyone seeking adventure through bikepacking.
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.
There comes a point in a cyclist’s progression where unstructured distance isn’t enough to stimulate improvement. Jozsef Evans used structure and performance based goals to continue his progression and get faster. In a matter of a few months, the structure paid off and helped Joe increase his watts per kilogram from 3.1 to 4.2. Here’s how Jozsef did it.
A successful spring and summer racing season hinges mainly on one thing—your winter cycling training plan. The type of work you put in right now to prepare for it will pay massive dividends in the future. Did you catch that? I said the type of work you put in — not how much work you…
TrainerRoad’s one and only mission is to make you a faster cyclist. But what if, for some reason, you wanted to get slower? Here are our top tips for getting worse at cycling.
Elite athletes aren’t the only cyclists that benefit from structured training. For Brad Kundracik, balancing life commitments and training meant that he needed an efficient way to grow his fitness. Using TrainerRoad, Brad added 100w to his FTP, lost 35 pounds, and almost doubled his watts/kg. This ordinary cyclist saw some impressive results, and he has some advice for anyone trying to makes the most of their time.
Cycling is a great weight loss tool. Combining a healthy diet with structured training paves the way for increased performance. Whether you have a little or a lot to lose, these tips will help you lose weight and be a faster cyclist.
It’s a strange time for endurance athletes. With pandemic-related cancellations affecting events around the world, many of us face a question: What now?
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