The difference between your VO2 Max power and Max 1 minute power, how to get the most benefit from your training zones, why training can make you lightheaded and more in Episode 267 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Etiquette tips for doing TrainerRoad’s Outside Workouts
  • Why you can handle higher blood sugar levels during exercise
  • The difference between your VO2 Max power and Max 1 minute power
  • How to get the most benefit from your training zones
  • Training tips for mountain bike time trials
  • Why athletes may get light-headed when standing quickly
  • How to best use extra training time in your week
  • Is it ok to yell expletives during a workout?
  • How to fit a weekly race into your Mid-Volume Training Plan
  • Where you can find information about local races
  • How to fuel for early morning workouts

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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.