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Tips for Junior Mountain Bikers with Jr. Athlete Dylan Schlageter

When Dylan Schlageter joined his middle school mountain bike team, he didn’t anticipate just how far he’d progress as an XC cyclist. Now with several years of training and racing under his belt, Dylan shares his improvements and what he would recommend to other junior athletes who want to take their training to the next level.


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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.


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What Is Lactate Threshold and How To Train It

For decades, athletes have blamed lactic acid for the burn in their legs during exercise, and considered lactate to be a waste product of the muscles. What does the science actually say?


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Updated Training Plans: Why, How, and When To Update Your Plan

TrainerRoad is committed to constantly improving our training plans to make you a faster cyclist. We’ve used the data and insights from Adaptive Training and our machine learning algorithms to quantify workout difficulty more precisely than ever before. Every training plan still accomplishes the same objectives but has been optimized to increase its effectiveness.


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First Adaptive Training Feature Release and Training Plan Updates

Today, we’re rolling out the first features of Adaptive Training. With this release, you can now easily compare workouts with Workout Levels, get the ideal workout type based on your recent training history with TrainNow. We’ve also updated all 100 TrainerRoad training plans and added over 600 new workouts. These new features are available today!


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TrainerRoad Training Plan Updates with Workout Levels

We’re using machine learning to improve our training plans. With the help of Adaptive Training’s new, data-driven Workout Levels, we’ve added 641 new workouts to our workout library and updated all of the TrainerRoad training plans to be even more progressive.


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The Complete Recovery Week Guide

At the end of a training block, it’s time to dial it back and take a recovery week. While a week may seem like a long time to focus on recovery, it can be one of the most productive weeks in your training plan when you give it the care and attention it needs.


5 Stretches Every Cyclist Should Know

Integrating a stretching routine into your cycling training plan has real benefits, despite being a contentious topic in the world of sports science. In this post we’ll introduce you to 5 stretches for cyclists that can help improve your posture, increase your range of motion, and prepare your body to train and ride harder. 5 Useful Stretches…


Polarized Training is a specific Training Intensity Distribution in cycling.
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Polarized Training For Cyclists: What It Is and How To Try It

In Polarized training, the majority of training stress occurs at low or high intensity, with little to no time spent at moderate intensity. It’s a hot topic in cycling, but it’s also the subject of widespread confusion and uncertainty.


TrainNow: Intelligently Recommended Workouts

There is a new way to train on your terms with the power of Adaptive Training. TrainNow gives you the flexibility to complete structured training, when and how you want, with intelligently recommended workouts. However you want to ride, TrainNow can help you get faster.



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