Author Archives: Nate Pearson

Nate Pearson is the co-founder of TrainerRoad. He is an avid triathlete and cyclist, husband and father of two. His training is fueled by great coffee, BBQ and pie.


Plan Improvements: Short, General, and Sustained Build!

Last week we mentioned that we’re using data from millions of rides to help improve our training plans. This week, we’ve made changes to our build plans.


Calendar Update: Recurring Workouts!

Recurring Workouts has been launched on TrainerRoad’s Calendar, making it super easy to schedule that repeating group ride or the Friday TrainerRoad workout that you always do.


Our Training Plans are Improving

For the foreseeable future, we’re using data to make incremental improvements to our training plans. We’ve got the data! We’ve got year and years of high quality, accurate data on how our users’ complete TrainerRoad workouts. We know their age, their watt/kg, how often they’re training, their history and where they are in a plan.…


Introducing the New TrainerRoad Calendar, Forum, Kits, and Pricing

Today’s a big day for TrainerRoad and I have four major things to share with you. A best in class training calendar A new TrainerRoad forum for people to share how to get faster TrainerRoad kits! (You’ve been asking for this for years) Updated $15/month and $129/year pricing which goes into effect on Oct 8th,…


New Personal Records Analysis: Is Your Training Working?

Performance Analytics joins your indoor and outdoor ride data into a set of tools designed to make you faster while leaving out the bloat. This post is dedicated to Personal Records (PRs). Personal Records = Personal Wins Power-based Personal Records are my favorite kind of feedback. It doesn’t matter who showed up to the race,…


New Training Stress Chart: Track Progress and Get Faster

TrainerRoad is launching a major new feature area we call Performance Analytics. This is the first post of three where I’ll be diving into a feature in depth. This post will be dedicated to our new Training Stress chart. Process vs. Results Performance analytics is built around the concept of improving your behavior to influence…


Introducing Performance Analytics

Today I’m excited to announce a new major feature area for TrainerRoad. We call it Performance Analytics. We think that cycling analytics today are overblown, overcomplicated and bloated for 99.9% of riders out there. Our goal was to develop an easy-to-use set of tools that show you exactly what you need to become faster, while…


Product Update: Follow a Training Plan!

I’m pleased to announce you can now pick a training plan to follow on TrainerRoad. This has been one of our biggest requests. How It Works There’s now a call to action to pick a training plan on your Career. We’ve found that riders who follow our plans and stay consistent with their training reap the…


TrainerRoad iOS Beta Program

We’re pleased to announce the TrainerRoad iOS beta program! To sign up for the beta and/or get news and updates go here. Due to restrictions in the Apple developer program, we can’t get everyone into the beta. Don’t worry though, as soon as the app is ready we’ll put it in the App Store for…


TrainerRoad 2.6 – Workout/Plan/Team Filters, Team Forums, Ride Comments, iOS Progress Update

Today we’ve released TrainerRoad 2.6. We’ve also released a few website features lately that have been unannounced. Here’s an overview: In App Filtering: Filter workouts by plan, team, duration, intensity, etc. In App Sorting: Sort workouts by name, duration, intensity and TSS In App Workout Highlighting: Easily see how many times you’ve done a workout…


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