Training while sick, gaining weight to increase power, how to modify training for athletes with anemia and much more will be discussed on Episode 232 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.


Topics covered in this episode

  • How to modify training for athletes with anemia
  • What indoor workouts suit rollers better than a trainer?
  • Healthy eating tips that the coaches use
  • Do lighter riders need to put on weight to increase power?
  • What do you lose by skipping recovery rides?
  • Should you still train when sick?
  • How does riding easy on downhills affect normalized power?

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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.