Author Archives: Jesse Fortson

Jesse Fortson lost over 140 pounds with TrainerRoad's help. He uses his experience as a teacher and race mechanic to get faster for crits, gravel, and marathon XCO races.


everesting pro tips

Everesting Pro Tips with World Record Holder Keegan Swenson

On the slopes of Empire Pass, Utah, Stans Pivot’s and Monster Hydro’s Keegan Swenson set the world record for Everesting with a time of 7:40:05. Repeating the same 1.8-mile segment to amass 29,029 feet of elevation gain was no easy feat, and Keegan has some pro tips to share that can help you in your next endurance event.


Training-periodization

Training Periodization: Macro, Meso, & Microcycles of Training

Structured training, in its most effective form, is both periodized and progressive. To get faster, your hard work needs to stimulate specific, physiological adaptations. Training periodization divides your season into distinct phases so that your hard work pays off.


why every cyclists needs structured training

Why Every Cyclist Needs Structured Training

Fast is fun. Whether you race or not, structured training is the most efficient way to reach your cycling goals. Get faster for your local group rides, gran fondo, or simply improve your fitness with a science-based training plan.


Cycling motivation for tough workouts

How to Find Motivation For Tough Workouts

Every athlete deals with changes in motivation. However, when dealing with canceled events or personal setbacks, low motivation can threaten to derail your training. You can keep your training on track with these tips for finding motivation for tough workouts.


What to drink when cycling

What to Drink When Cycling

Whether you are training indoors or riding a gran fondo, hydration is crucial for your health and performance. Physiology, weathers, and time all play a role in what to drink when cycling.


Sweet Spot Training: Everything you need to know.

Sweet Spot Training: Everything You Need to Know

Sweet Spot training is one of the most effective and efficient for cyclists to improve. With the right structure and training plan, you can let Sweet Spot training take your cycling performance to the next level.


Carb cycling for endurance athletes

Carb Cycling For Endurance Athletes

Endurance athletes are faced with a bevy of nutrition decisions. Carb cycling is a nutrition strategy based on the percentage of macronutrients. Depending on your goals, carb cycling may be the right choice for you.


The Beginner’s Guide to Indoor Cycling Training

Whether you’re experienced or just beginning indoor training, these quick and effective tips will increase your chances of success.


Introducing the Group Ramp Test

Introducing the Group Ramp Test

We are excited to announce the newest addition to Group Workouts -the Group Ramp Test. You and your friends can show off your fitness improvements while getting that extra bit of motivation to push your limits.


Bike Maintenance tips for indoor training

Bike Maintenance Checklist for Indoor Training

A clean bike is a fast bike, even when it’s on the trainer. These bike maintenance tips for indoor training can make sure your bike is ready to work as hard as you do.



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