Why training all your energy systems in one workout is not efficient training, using heart rate data to tell if you are getting faster, maintaining healthy cycling habits and more in Episode 259 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Takeaways from the Coaches’ latest Group Ramp Test
  • Why training all your energy systems in one workout is not efficient training
  • How to use heart rate data to tell if you are getting faster
  • Why aerobic endurance rides are limited to two hours in the TR training plans
  • How to maintain healthy habits vs addictions

For more cycling training knowledge, listen to Ask a Cycling Coach — the only podcast dedicated to making you a faster cyclist. New episodes are released weekly.


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Jonathan Lee

Jonathan Lee is a Level II USA certified cycling coach and the host of the Ask a Cycling Coach podcast. His background in the sport of motocross has translated into a passion for cycling, mountain biking and all things training. If you have a training question, submit your question for Jonathan to answer on the next episode of TrainerRoad’s podcast.