A complete guide to planning your training for the year, power vs. heart rate and indoor training tips and gear we’re loving right now. All of this and more in Episode 134 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!



Topics covered in this episode

  • TrainerRoad CX Nationals Athlete Panel Event
  • We’re hiring three software engineers! (Apply here)
  • Why you should sync Strava and Garmin Connect to TrainerRoad
  • How to plan your year of training
  • How to set proper goals
  • How to make sure you peak at the right time
  • How to prioritize your races
  • How to adjust your training plan
  • Power vs. Heart Rate: Is heart rate still relevant?
  • Tips and tricks for getting started with indoor training
  • Are tubeless tires best for road too?
  • What is “going into the red” and should you actually avoid it?

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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.