Coach Chad is back! This week we dig into how VO2max affects FTP, why heart rate may be lower or higher for different people at different times, and discussions about positioning in aggressive groups, heat, crashing and more inspired by Tulsa Tough.
Improving Watts/Kilo, Steep Climbs, Team Time Trials and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 278
Building your fitness to improve your watts/kilo, how to prepare for rides that finish with steep climbs, how to train for team time trials and more in Episode 278 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode Building your fitness to improve…
Special Guest: Justin Williams – Ask a Cycling Coach 263
Justin Williams from L39ION of Los Angeles joins the team to break down his career, sprint tactics, and more in Episode 263 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Low Volume Training, Racing as a Solo Rider, Hydration and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 241
Getting faster on low volume training, pro tips for racing as a solo rider, maintaining proper hydration and more is all covered in Episode 241 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
How To: Breakaway Basics and Pro Tips
While every breakaway is going to be different, there are always things you can do to optimize your performance in a breakaway and increase the probability of a win. For more on race tactics check out our Race Analysis YouTube Playlist. Establishing a Gap Establishing a gap is the hardest part of a breakaway, both…
Dominant Team Tactics, Pre-Workout Snacks, Understanding CTL & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 204
Join us for discussions on dominant team tactics, the best pre-workout snacks, a guide to understanding CTL and more! More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode What to pay attention to when you pre-ride a course Tire pressure: how low is too low? Why you should start with…
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…
Athlete Interviews – Breakaways with Clif Bar Racing
Not many teams know more about breakaways than Clif Bar Racing, and their status as USA Crits Champions Lap Leader Champions backs that up. Tune in as we go over every aspect of how to start, manage and successfully execute a breakaway.
Athlete Interviews: Sonya Looney – MTB World Champion
Sonya Looney is a 24-Hour Solo World Champion, multi-time National Champion and legend in the ultra-endurance and stage racing MTB scene. She joined us at 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo to share what she does to train, prepare and execute at a world-class level.
Fitness Plateaus, VO2 Max Intervals, Solo Race Tactics & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 166
Join us for a discussion on how to break through fitness plateaus, how people do VO2 Max intervals wrong, and a tactics discussion on how to win a bike race without a team. Episode 166 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast is coming right up! Topics covered in this episode Race analysis of…