Category Archives: Nutrition
For endurance athletes, carbs are vital for maximum performance. If you want to go fast, you’ve got to have sugar onboard. Whether you’ve got a big training day or event, these carbohydrate nutrition tips will help.
Cycling is a great weight loss tool. Combining a healthy diet with structured training paves the way for increased performance. Whether you have a little or a lot to lose, these tips will help you lose weight and be a faster cyclist.
Everything you do in a recovery week should help you get faster. Your nutrition is no exception. Intentional choices around nutrition can improve the efficacy of your recovery and leave you feeling stronger than ever for the next block of training.
Whether you’re experienced or just beginning indoor training, these quick and effective tips will increase your chances of success.
While Sweet Spot might feel difficult now, you can change that. With the right mindset, proper nutrition and a better understanding of Sweet Spot, you can actively improve your performance in this zone.
Overall weight doesn’t tell the whole story for endurance athletes. Understanding Body Composition and its impact on performance is an important step in optimizing your training and racing. For more on Body Composition and other topics check out Ask a Cycling Coach Ep 231 What is Body Composition? Body composition is the proportion of fat…
Hydration, Sweat and Cramping with Precision Hydration’s Andy Blow – Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast 221
Andy Blow of Precision Hydration joins us for a deep dive into hydration, sweating, cramping and more. More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode What really causes cramps? How do you accurately test sweat rates? Is it necessary to replace sodium in the mornings? What influence does recent…
What does it take to win a World Cup STXC race, a deep dive on how the body cools itself, how cyclists should be using protein and BCAA, and much more.
Chloe Woodruff is an Olympian, multi-time National Champion and bonafide legend in the cross-country mountain biking space. As the owner and manager of the Stans-Pivot Pro Team, she has a unique perspective and set of responsibilities that provide a ton of learning opportunities for us. More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics…
Amber Pierce has more than ten years of experience in the pro women’s peloton and more than 60 race wins across 5 continents. She’s incredibly knowledgeable regarding performance, human physiology, and women’s specific issues within the sport of cycling, and we are excited to have her as our special guest!
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