How to quickly recognize and treat hyponatremia, how to get faster with a low TSS training plan, how EPO and your hematocrit affect your performance and more in Episode 271 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
How to Hydrate For Indoor Cycling Workouts
You might need extra water and electrolytes for your indoor workouts. You can make the most of your indoor training sessions by planning your hydration around your sweat rate, and using a fan to assist your body’s evaporative cooling process.
Cramping, Sodium, Women’s Hydration with Precision Hydration’s Andy Blow – Ask a Cycling Coach 260
Precision Hydration’s Andy Blow joins the podcast this week to discuss all things hydration, including dealing with muscle cramps, balancing your sodium levels, women’s specific hydration and more in Episode 260 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Group Workouts, Optimal Indoor Cycling Setups, Adding Volume and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 253
Group Workouts are here so you can train and get faster with your friends, plus optimal indoor cycling setups for all budgets, how to add volume to your training and more in Episode 253 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Blood Plasma Volume and Your Performance
Blood Plasma volume is critical for performance in endurance athletes. Taking a break from training can rapidly decrease it. But the good news is that you can get back on track in just a few days.
Why Exercise Feels Good, VO2 Max Training Science, Caffeine and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 252
Why you feel better after doing a workout, the science and structure behind VO2 Max training, the effect of training and activity on caffeine processing rates plus more in Episode 252 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Hydration, Sweat and Cramping with Precision Hydration’s Andy Blow – Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast 221
Andy Blow of Precision Hydration joins us for a deep dive into hydration, sweating, cramping and more. More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode What really causes cramps? How do you accurately test sweat rates? Is it necessary to replace sodium in the mornings? What influence does recent…
How to Get Faster with Heat Training
While the focus of optimal indoor training is to control two critical variables — intensity and duration —heat is another powerful tool to develop fitness and get faster. Before you throw away your fan… Foremost, it’s important to acknowledge our stance on cooling. In almost every situation our suggestion for managing heat indoors is to…