Join us for this episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! We’ll review a list of scenarios you can keep ready to manage every race situation, discuss whether ice baths are effective or not, tell you which body fat scales you can trust, and much more.



Topics covered in this episode

  • Live podcast party during Interbike!
  • What to do if you get stung by a bee in a race
  • Why is your bike uncomfortable on the trainer?
  • How to select ideal races
  • How to analyze course profiles
  • What tactics to expect for different course profiles
  • Do ice baths help recovery and performance?
  • How aggressive should you be in a race?
  • How to maintain a cool head in race scenarios
  • Why do you get a cough after hard training or racing?
  • Are body fat scales inaccurate?

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Ian Meintjes

Ian Meintjes is a pro enduro racer and the producer of the Ask a Cycling Coach podcast. Ian’s successful track record in cross-country and enduro racing, along with years of experience as a customer support agent have made him an expert on all things training and racing with power.

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