Despite countless advances in sports science, outdated and counterproductive beliefs about training and fitness are commonplace in the peloton.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.
The Top 10 Guaranteed Ways to Get Slower at Cycling
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.
Winter Cycling Training Guide: 11 Ways to Become a Faster Cyclist
To discover the type of training that’s right for you this winter, follow along as I tackle some of the most commonly asked winter cycling training questions. It’s all covered here—everything you need to know to have your best winter indoor training season yet!
How to Improve Your Speed & Get Faster at Cycling: 3 Strategies to Improve Your Average Speed
Every cyclist wants to get faster. By becoming more aerodynamic, more efficient, and more powerful with structured training, you can improve your cycling speed at any age.
Cycling for Weight Loss: How to Lose Weight Through Cycling
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.
Why Every Cyclist Needs Structured Training
It’s fun to get faster. Whether you race or not, structured training is the most efficient way to reach your cycling goals. Get faster for your local group rides, gran fondo, or simply improve your fitness with a science-based training plan.
Is a High-Volume Training Plan Right For You? Five Questions to Ask Yourself.
Endurance athletes love a challenge, and reflexively gravitate towards harder workouts and higher volumes in their training. But for most athletes, this isn’t the most productive or sustainable path. Is a high-volume training plan right for you?
Low Volume Training: Is It the Right Volume for You?
The flexibility of a low-volume training plan makes it an excellent fit for a variety of schedules, goals, and abilities. If you’re considering a low-volume plan, here are the advantages of low-volume training and how to know if it’s the best volume for you.
TrainNow is Improving: The Best Way to Choose Individual Workouts Just Got Smarter
TrainNow is a quick and easy way to choose ideal individual workouts, catered to your fitness and abilities. It’s perfect for athletes who aren’t on a training plan, or who want to supplement unstructured riding with some more productive time on the bike. And now it’s getting even better at picking the perfect workout thanks to some new improvements under the hood.
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.