What is the cause behind getting dropped and how do you train to avoid it happening in the future, should cyclists and triathletes maintain a caloric deficit, which supplements have the most impact on performance and much more in Episode 303 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
Nitrates for Cyclists: Does Beetroot Make you Faster?
Can taking beetroot supplements increase an athlete’s aerobic capacity? It may depend. Looking at the benefits, caveats, and trade-offs to beetroot supplementation can help you decide whether or not it’s right for you.
Science of Getting Faster: Ketones and Recovery
Exogenous ketone esters are a hot topic in cycling. In our second conversation with Dr. Chiel Poffe, we learn about his research into using ketone esters to benefit recovery from high-volume training.
Science of Getting Faster: Bicarbonate and Ketones
If you’ve been paying attention to professional cycling over the last few seasons, you’ve probably heard talk of ketone esters. Can this substance improve performance? And if so, how?
Beta-Alanine for Cyclists: Will It Make You Faster?
Beta-alanine is a popular workout supplement that promises to increase exercise capacity and reduce muscle fatigue. But will it make you a faster cyclist? This article will cover what it is, what it’s good for, and if cyclists should supplement with beta-alanine.
Creatine for Cyclists: Will it Make You Faster?
Creatine has long been associated with strength training, but could endurance athletes benefit from this supplement? Creatine offers both benefits and disadvantages for cyclists.
The Benefits of Collagen for Endurance Athletes
As a cyclist, the right diet and supplementation can help take your training to a higher level. Collagen supplementation, when timed with a workout, can help improve your joint health and recovery from injury.
Stage Racing Insights, Multi-Sport Training Camps, Collagen and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 248
Nutrition and warm up tips for stage racing, the benefits of collagen for endurance athletes, planning multi-sport training camps and more is all covered in Episode 248 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Attacking vs. Tailgunning, Pre-Workout Supplements and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 198
Attacking vs. tailgunning, how to transition from the trainer to race season, pre-workout supplements for cyclists and more. More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode How Nate and Coach Jonathan used team tactics to win a criterium A guide to Tailgunning How to use a team to block…