Attacking Like a Pro, Easy Sweetspot Work, Supplements & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 141

What most people don’t understand about attacks, how to make Sweetspot work easier, supplements for cyclists & more in this episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.  Topics covered in this episode • The best way to ease into long intervals • How early should you start pre-race nutrition? • Are attacks more…

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New Feature: TrainerRoad Workout Images Auto Upload to Strava

All TrainerRoad rides pushed to Strava now include an image of your completed workout. Auto image uploads is a new feature powered by Ride Sync. With Ride Sync, riders can automatically upload their workouts to Strava from TrainerRoad. With the new update, your TrainerRoad rides will display your workout graph in the Strava feed similar to how…

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How Training Changes Your Body, Matching Nutrition With Intensity & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 140

What changes happen in your body at different intensities, how to match nutrition with your workouts, a coach’s guide to using TrainerRoad & more in this episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.  Topics covered in this episode TrainerRoad workouts now have thumbnail images in Strava! Why you should consider refining your pedaling…

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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. Why Should Cyclists Stretch? Let’s be frank, the sport of cycling isn’t exactly forgiving when it comes to the tension that results from numerous hours of training, riding, and racing. Restore normalcy…

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Foam Rolling, Faster Triathlon Times, Genetics vs. Talent & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 139

Does foam rolling actually work, the real reason why triathlon times are getting faster, how much of performance is due to genetics & more! Join us live for this week’s episode of the Ask a Cycling coach Podcast.  Topics covered in this episode TrainerRoad’s Facebook Beta Group How to know when you should upgrade…

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Training Plan Guide: How to Coach Yourself to Peak Fitness

No time, no coach, no problem. Coach Chad shares his proven, science-backed training process that takes busy athletes from base to peak. Table of Contents This guide was written with order in mind, but if you want to jump around feel free to do so by clicking on the hyperlinked questions below. Base Phase Training:…

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How Age Affects Performance, Can Time Trialists Sprint & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 138

How age affects performance, can time trialists sprint, why average power is so low in cyclocross & more in this week’s episode of the Ask a Cycling coach Podcast.  Topics covered in this episode TrainerRoad’s Facebook Beta Group What DEXA scans tell you about your body Do I need to replicate the distance of…

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I’ve Never Done My Full Race Distance — Will I Be Ready for My Event?

Faced with a long-distance race but aren’t sure you have the fitness you need? You may be surprised to learn that you can tackle long-distance races (and rides) with all the fitness you need, and more, by simply training smart. How the Time-Crunched Athlete Gets Faster The problem many athletes face is the limiting belief…

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‘Cross Nats Takeaways, TT Bike Fits, Using Weight To Your Advantage & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 137

What we learned watching and racing cyclocross for 7 days straight, how to get the best TT bike fit, how to use extra weight to your advantage & more in this week’s episode of the Ask a Cycling coach Podcast.  Topics covered in this episode What we learned from CX Nationals How to get…

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Peak on Race Day: 5 Questions to Plan Your Perfect Season

Payoffs occur to those who put the right type of work in at the right time. The reason most cyclists don’t see the dividends they desire comes down to improper season planning at the beginning of their training season. To perfect your training season leading up to an important event, or series of events, ask…

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