What to do when you miss a workout, Garmin data fields you need for racing, and when should you have a recovery drink & more. All of this and more in Episode 133 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
  • Why your body build is not an excuse
  • How to be a good racer when the odds are against you
  • How triathletes can use road racing for training
  • Does your trainer have too much resistance?
  • What data fields you need to have on your Garmin
  • How to adjust your training for missing a workout
  • What to keep in mind when training twice per day
  • How to properly calibrate a power meter
  • How soon after a workout should you have a recovery drink?

Subscribe to the Podcast

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



Share this Post


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.

Train Smart, Get Fast.

Learn how to become a faster cyclist. Sign up now to receive six emails with free cycling advice from Chad Timmerman, a USA Level I certified cycling coach.