Author Archives: 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.


Bonking, Outside Workouts, Predictions for Cape Epic 2021 and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 261

Why bonking on your rides is not making you faster, how to know if you are going deep enough in your workouts, Improving the efficiency of your training in low and high volume training plans and more in Episode 261 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Cramping, Sodium, Women’s Hydration with Precision Hydration’s Andy Blow – Ask a Cycling Coach 260

Precision Hydration’s Andy Blow joins the podcast this week to discuss all things hydration, including dealing with muscle cramps, balancing your sodium levels, women’s specific hydration and more in Episode 260 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Successful Athletes Podcast – Episode 1: Everesting World Record with Keegan Swenson

A sneak preview of a totally new podcast from TrainerRoad – the Successful Athletes Podcast! In episode 1 Jonathan takes a look into the preparation and execution of the Everesting World Record by Stans Pivot’s and Monster Hydro’s Keegan Swenson.


Training Every Zone at Once, Heart Rate Data, Healthy Habits and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 259

Why training all your energy systems in one workout is not efficient training, the effect of anti-inflammatory drugs and foods on training and performance, how to know if you are going deep enough in your cycling workouts and more in Episode 259 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Timing Peak Fitness, Raising FTP, Training Calendars and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 258

Training planning tips to reach peak fitness at your goal event, how to build your FTP and increase endurance for long efforts, techniques to manage a high training load and more in Episode 258 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Muscle Glycogen, Nasal Breathing, Swimming for Cyclists and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 257

The mechanics of how your body pulls glycogen from the muscles for energy, recovery tips for triathletes to ensure they are getting faster in all 3 sports, using cycling as a replacement for swim training when pools are closed and more in Episode 257 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Optimized Recovery, Powerlifters Gone Cyclist, Fueling Rides and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 256

Techniques to improve recovery and get the most from your rest week, how to transition to cycling from powerlifting to be fast and strong, why you should be using an electrolyte or carbohydrate sports drink while cycling and more in Episode 256 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Carb Cycling, Sweetspot Training, Masters VO2Max and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 255

How to use carb cycling for endurance athletes, a deeper look into sweetspot training, how genetics and age affects performance and more in Episode 255 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Century Training, Bike Fit, Climb Pacing and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 254

Training and pacing tips for your first century, tips to find the optimal bike fit for power and aerodynamics, how to stay dedicated on your diet for consistent weight loss and more in Episode 254 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.


Group Workouts, Optimal Indoor Cycling Setups, Adding Volume and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 253

Group Workouts are here so you can train and get faster with your friends, plus optimal indoor cycling setups for all budgets, how to add volume to your training and more in Episode 253 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.



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