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.

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Why only two days of intense workouts can make you faster
  • Using your health insurance to pay for your TrainerRoad subscription
  • Why elevating your legs after a workout may aid recovery
  • The benefits of muscle flossing for cyclist and endurance athletes
  • Training tips for long climbs
  • How to get the most from your recovery week
  • The best way to transition to cycling from powerlifting to be fast and strong
  • Why you should be using an electrolyte or carbohydrate sports drink while cycling

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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.