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Ask a Cycling Coach - TrainerRoad Podcast

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TrainerRoad's Ask a Cycling Coach podcast gives you the chance to get answers to your cycling and triathlon training questions with USAC/USAT Level I certified coach Chad Timmerman and other special guests.

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TrainerRoad's Ask a Cycling Coach podcast gives you the chance to get answers to your cycling and triathlon training questions with USAC/USAT Level I certified coach Chad Timmerman and other special guests.

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Solid Podcast and even better Training App

By MAGNUStm - Aug 05 2019
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Good banter, good advice, good listen!

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By PowM7 - Aug 03 2019
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Great product TrainerRoad, somehow you managed to nail both the program and podcast.

iTunes Ratings

2061 Ratings
Average Ratings
2012
23
16
6
4

Solid Podcast and even better Training App

By MAGNUStm - Aug 05 2019
Read more
Good banter, good advice, good listen!

🤙🏾

By PowM7 - Aug 03 2019
Read more
Great product TrainerRoad, somehow you managed to nail both the program and podcast.
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Ask a Cycling Coach - TrainerRoad Podcast

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TrainerRoad's Ask a Cycling Coach podcast gives you the chance to get answers to your cycling and triathlon training questions with USAC/USAT Level I certified coach Chad Timmerman and other special guests.

Rank #1: Legs vs. Cardio, Warming Up, Speed Wobbles and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 215

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Join us live for Episode 215 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! We'll be discussing the common saying of legs or lungs failing first and the science behind that, what happens in your body during a warmup, what speed wobbles actually are and how to avoid them, and much more!
Aug 08 2019
2 hours 3 mins
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Rank #2: Nationals, VO2 Max, Rotating Mass and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 214

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A guide to racing at high elevation, equipment tips and more for MTB National Championships at Winter Park, CO, why VO2 Max is misunderstood and how to use it, the science behind weight and rotating mass and many more topics will be covered on this week's episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Aug 01 2019
1 hour 57 mins
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Rank #3: Training Plan Structure, Using TSS, & Left/Right Power Measurement - Ask a Cycling Coach: 001

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• How to structure a cycling training plan
• How to use heart rate zones in conjunction with power zones
• What is the optimal cadence?
• How to avoid and deal with Burnout
• How to use Training Stress Score (TSS)
• Bike fit and proper riding position
• How to use heat training for cyclists
• How to train for a Half-IRONMAN
• Pacing strategies for endurance riders
• How to train for Cyclocross season
• How to follow TrainerRoad training plans outdoors
• Power output discrepancy between indoor and outdoor training
• How to train for Criterium racing
• Using TrainerRoad with Sufferfest videos
• Nutrition guidelines for cyclists
• How to follow your training plan on vacation
• How to become a faster climber
• Using TrainerRoad's Workout Creator
• How to use left / right power measurement
• Using TrainerRoad with Tacx trainers
• When to bail out on a workout
• Using Heart Rate Variability (HRV) to adjust training
Aug 15 2015
50 mins
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Rank #4: Losing fitness, How Cadence Affects Fatigue, Nutrition Hacks & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 201

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Join us live for another episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! We'll be covering why retired pro cyclists are still so fast, years after retirement, how cadence and different muscles affect fatigue, and some recent research on nutrition hacks. Tune in Thursday, April 4 at 8:00am Pacific.
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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

• Why your bike may be heavier than you think
• How pomegranates make you faster
• Why retired pro cyclists are still so fast
• Why training at a younger age increases your potential
• How training changes your body at a cellular level
• How to train during holidays
• How to get rid of a rider in a breakaway
• What to do if you are the weakest or strongest rider in a group
• Does "salt loading" work?
• What should you do after you peak?
• How to know if you should train short or sustained power
• Which muscles make the most power?
• Why most people misunderstand the role of glutes in the pedal stroke
• How cadence affects fatigue
• Returning to training from injury
• How to race "hot dog" criteriums

More training questions answered here: bit.ly/Training-Questions-Help-Center

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THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST

Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries and tips.

• Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: www.trainerroad.com/podcast

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ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM

TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals

• Get started today: bit.ly/Get-Faster-TrainerRoad
• Download the TrainerRoad app: bit.ly/Download-TrainerRoad
• Browse training plans: bit.ly/TR-Training-Plans

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FOLLOW TRAINERROAD

• Facebook: www.facebook.com/TrainerRd
• Instagram: www.instagram.com/TrainerRoad
• Twitter: www. twitter.com/TrainerRoad
• Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/TrainerRoad
Apr 04 2019
2 hours 11 mins
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Rank #5: Weight Training, Race Nutrition, & VO2 vs FTP Based Zones - Ask a Cycling Coach: 002

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• Seasonal FTP testing
• Gran Fondo training
• Weight training for cyclists
• FTP testing out of the saddle vs. in the saddle
• Offseason training for triathletes
• Pre-race and mid-race nutrition, and recovery meals
• Improving short power for ultra-endurance athletes
• Gravel race training
• Cross-training on rest days
• Cadence training for cyclocross
• VO2 max-based training zones vs. FTP-based training zones
Aug 31 2015
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #6: Consequences of a High FTP, Our First TT, Organizing a Season and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 153

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What you need to consider as you raise your FTP, the results from our first time trial, how to organize a busy race season and more in the Episode 153 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

- How vacation affects fitness
- How to plan a big ride with friends
- The best route to take from San Francisco to Sea Otter
- Nutrition for long rides
- Chad's ramp test results
- Results from our first time trial of 2018
- How to pace a short time trial
- How to pace a climb
- How to recon a course with Best Bike Split
- What to know about sighting in a time trial
- How to manage a busy season of racing
- Is a higher FTP always the solution?
- Is raw wattage more important than relative power?

More training questions answered here: bit.ly/Training-Questions-Help-Center

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THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST

Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries and tips.

• Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: www.trainerroad.com/podcast

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ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM

TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals

• Get started today: bit.ly/Get-Faster-TrainerRoad
• Download the TrainerRoad app: bit.ly/Download-TrainerRoad
• Browse training plans: bit.ly/TR-Training-Plans

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FOLLOW TRAINERROAD

• Facebook: www.facebook.com/TrainerRd
• Instagram: www.instagram.com/TrainerRoad
• Twitter: www. twitter.com/TrainerRoad
• Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/TrainerRoad
Apr 26 2018
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #7: 3 Types of Motivation, How Long Does Fitness Last, Beginner Crits & More - Ask a Cycling Coach: 116

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• Join us and author Matt Fitzgerald in person for a live podcast recording! Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Rapha Cycle Club in San Francisco, CA!
• XC MTB suspension setup guide
• What motivates you to race?
• How to use your off-season wisely
• How long does fitness last?
• Should you use a full suspension MTB on the trainer?
• Which pedals should you get?
• How to win a crit for first-time riders
Sep 13 2017
1 hour 27 mins
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Rank #8: Component Choices That Make You Faster with ENVE Composites – Ask a Cycling Coach 152

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Component upgrades should take more than weight and price into consideration. Every part of your bike should contribute to making you faster, whether through aerodynamics, comfort or mechanical efficiency. We dug into every important component choice you can make to get faster in the latest podcast with ENVE Composites.

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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

• Why some pro racers run insanely low stack heights
• Why are ergo bend handlebars less common these days?
• Why handlebar wall thickness matters
• What to look for in a road handlebar
• Why do pros run such long stems?
• The pros and cons of rise stems
• Do pros really need extra stiff stems?
• Why doesn't ENVE make a saddle?
• How do you make a seatpost comfortable?
• Why short seat rail clamps are better
• How to engineer flex into a component
• How to make a wheel aerodynamically efficient
• What makes a wheel good in crosswinds?
• Why are wheels getting wider?
• Are wide wheels faster?
• How disc brakes are actually making your bike faster

More training questions answered here: bit.ly/Training-Questions-Help-Center

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THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST

Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries and tips.

• Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: www.trainerroad.com/podcast

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ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM

TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals

• Get started today: bit.ly/Get-Faster-TrainerRoad
• Download the TrainerRoad app: bit.ly/Download-TrainerRoad
• Browse training plans: bit.ly/TR-Training-Plans

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FOLLOW TRAINERROAD

• Facebook: www.facebook.com/TrainerRd
• Instagram: www.instagram.com/TrainerRoad
• Twitter: www. twitter.com/TrainerRoad
• Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/TrainerRoad
Apr 24 2018
1 hour 14 mins
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Rank #9: Peaking, Improving VO2 Max, Supplements vs. Whole Food – Ask a Cycling Coach 168

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Peak fitness is the end goal, but what actually happens to your body when you peak? We covered this, the different ways you can improve VO2 Max supplements vs. whole foods and much more in episode 168 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

- Nate's Leadville Preparation
- The best way to hold your phone during workouts
- How to inject tubeless sealant without clogging your valve stems
- Do you have to change up your workouts to get faster?
- Why progression is the most important principle to getting faster
- A deep diving on "peaking"
- What happens to your body when it peaks?
- How long can you maintain peak fitness?
- Are standing desks actually bad for athletes?
- What is the best way to improve VO2 Max?
- Whole foods vs. powders and supplements for recovery nutrition
- Why dehydration isn't always bad for cyclists
- How big of a difference 2lbs make on a climb.

More training questions answered here: bit.ly/Training-Questions-Help-Center

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THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST

Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries and tips.

• Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: www.trainerroad.com/podcast

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ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM

TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals

• Get started today: bit.ly/Get-Faster-TrainerRoad
• Download the TrainerRoad app: bit.ly/Download-TrainerRoad
• Browse training plans: bit.ly/TR-Training-Plans

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FOLLOW TRAINERROAD

• Facebook: www.facebook.com/TrainerRd
• Instagram: www.instagram.com/TrainerRoad
• Twitter: www. twitter.com/TrainerRoad
• Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/TrainerRoad
Aug 02 2018
1 hour 33 mins
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Rank #10: More Carbs = More Speed, Cold Weather Tips, Power Data from the Pros - Ask a Cycling Coach: 115

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• Join us and author Matt Fitzgerald in person for a live podcast recording! Saturday, November 4, 2017, @ Rapha Cycle Club in San Francisco, CA
• How more carbohydrate actually improves performance
• Updated mobile apps!
• Depleted glycogen stores vs. skipping breakfast
• What it takes to win Park City Point 2 Point (beat the best XC racers in the country)
• Can CX training replace Base training?
• Is cold training as important/beneficial as heat training?
• Gear and strategies for cold weather riding
• What is muscle "activation"?
• Is smooth pacing in CX a bad idea?
Sep 05 2017
1 hour 13 mins
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Rank #11: Fitness for Crits, Surviving Stage Races, and Training for Duathlon - Ask a Cycling Coach: 83

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• Why are you getting dropped in races?
• What type of fitness do you need for crit racing?
• Do pro riders try to steal other riders data?
• How to mess up wireless devices like power meters
• How to train for a stage race
• Race strategy for rainy days
• How to prepare for a mountain bike stage race
• The best way to train for Dirty Kanza
• Should you train differently for shorter TTs?
• Is it bad to pause a workout and return to it later in the day?
• What's the best way to train for Leadville?
• How to use TrainerRoad for Duathlon training
• If you could only do one workout each week and wanted to raise your FTP, what should you do?
• Should you correct a left/right imbalance?
• Is it normal to have a difference in power from your power meter to your smart trainer?
Feb 22 2017
1 hour 14 mins
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Rank #12: Intermittent Fasting, Lab Testing, Why Sweetspot is Hard & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 194

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Join us live for a discussion on whether intermittent fasting is good for endurance training, how to use lab test data to improve performance, why Sweetspot training is so hard and much more. Episode 194 is live this Thursday at 8:00am Pacific!
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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

• How Nate won an MTB race in the Expert Category
• What we learned at a mountain bike skills clinic
• Why cross-training doesn't always help you get faster
• What Jonathan and Chad learned from a weeklong backcountry skiing training camp
• How to plan for multiple races in one day
• Tips to get upgrade points
• Does intermittent fasting work for cyclists?
• Are fasted workouts considered intermittent fasting?
• Why intermittent fasting is so misunderstood
• Is laboratory testing actually useful?
• What your VO2max data means for performance
• How to use body fat and resting metabolic rate data
• Why Sweetspot training is so hard

More training questions answered here: bit.ly/Training-Questions-Help-Center

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LINKS MENTIONED IN THE PODCAST

• How to Become a Faster Mountain Biker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GAaheigvgg
• Race Analysis videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrKJ0zeMQrI5Bj3IUaHX0VPjNthpfFNhD
• Dr. Jason Fung's website: https://idmprogram.com/
• The new TrainerRoad Reviews page: https://www.trainerroad.com/reviews
• Search for DEXA on our SoundCloud channel: https://soundcloud.com/search?q=trainerroad%20dexa
• Carpathian Peak +2 workout: https://www.trainerroad.com/cycling/workouts/108188-carpathian-peak-2

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THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST

Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries and tips.

• Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: www.trainerroad.com/podcast

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ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM

TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals

• Get started today: bit.ly/Get-Faster-TrainerRoad
• Download the TrainerRoad app: bit.ly/Download-TrainerRoad
• Browse training plans: bit.ly/TR-Training-Plans

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FOLLOW TRAINERROAD

• Facebook: www.facebook.com/TrainerRd
• Instagram: www.instagram.com/TrainerRoad
• Twitter: www. twitter.com/TrainerRoad
• Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/TrainerRoad
Jan 24 2019
1 hour 58 mins
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Rank #13: Shortcuts to Fitness, Sleep Hacks and How Elevation Really Affects You - Ask a Cycling Coach: 99

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• Will taking 3 days off in a row hurt your fitness?
• Can you fit two weeks worth of training into one?
• Why you can't complete long intervals
• Sleep hacks
• How much does elevation really affect you?
• Can you take a week off between training phases?
• Does your training improve with a more expensive trainer?
• How to treat saddle soreness
• What is the difference between saddle sores and saddle soreness
Jun 13 2017
58 mins
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Rank #14: Rest & Recovery, Motorpacing, Short Zone 2 Workouts & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 196

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A deep dive on rest and recovery for athletes, getting into the specifics of motorpacing and why it is a good training tool, and why short Zone 2 workouts are more valuable than you think.
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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE
• How to travel like a bike racer
• Are short Zone 2 workouts important or just filler?
• How to fit training into a busy schedule
• What is a typical schedule like for the podcast hosts?
• Why you should try motorpacing
• What is the point of motorpacing
• What is the difference between rest, recovery and taper weeks?
• How to get the most out of recovery weeks
• Why it's so hard to return to training
• How to adjust your training if your goal event is delayed?
• What effect does a mid-workout break have on your fitness?
More training questions answered here: bit.ly/Training-Questions-Help-Center
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LINKS MENTIONED IN THE PODCAST
• Yeti Rambler 1 gallon jug: www.yeti.com/en_US/drinkware/ra…ug/YRAMONEJUG.html
• Feedback sports bike stand: www.feedbacksports.com/product/rakk-black/
• Rain Bag by SciCon: us.sciconbags.com/products/shop-by…rs/race-rain-bag
• Zipp Triathlon Bag: www.zipp.com/accessories/detail.php?ID=30035
• Zone 2 Forum Post: Are there any benefits to short Z2 workouts?
• Amy’s Lentil and Vegetible Soup: www.amys.com/our-foods/organic-…til-vegetable-soup
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THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST
Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries and tips.
• Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: www.trainerroad.com/podcast
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ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM
TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals
• Get started today: bit.ly/Get-Faster-TrainerRoad
• Download the TrainerRoad app: bit.ly/Download-TrainerRoad
• Browse training plans: bit.ly/TR-Training-Plans
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FOLLOW TRAINERROAD
• Facebook: www.facebook.com/TrainerRd
• Instagram: www.instagram.com/TrainerRoad
• Twitter: www. twitter.com/TrainerRoad
• Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/TrainerRoad
Feb 08 2019
1 hour 52 mins
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Rank #15: How to Beat Light Riders, Rest Day Cravings, Sauna Training & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 202

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How big riders can easily beat light riders, how to manage rest day hunger and cravings, more information on sauna training and much more!
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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

• Outside Workouts with TrainerRoad!
• How to know when to skip a race and recover
• Pre-race routines and visualization
• XC MTB pacing
• USAC MTB call-up points explained
• We raced another TT!
• Indoor training on a budget
• Are saunas only effective immediately after training?
• How to prepare for a ramp test
• Coach Chad's strength training recommendations
• How does ribose affect recovery?
• Why you always feel extra hungry on rest days
• Why properly fueling workouts is actually a skill
• How to manage weight during a taper
• How big riders can easily beat light riders

More training questions answered here: bit.ly/Training-Questions-Help-Center

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THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST

Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries and tips.

• Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: www.trainerroad.com/podcast

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ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM

TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals

• Get started today: bit.ly/Get-Faster-TrainerRoad
• Download the TrainerRoad app: bit.ly/Download-TrainerRoad
• Browse training plans: bit.ly/TR-Training-Plans

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FOLLOW TRAINERROAD

• Facebook: www.facebook.com/TrainerRd
• Instagram: www.instagram.com/TrainerRoad
• Twitter: www. twitter.com/TrainerRoad
• Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/TrainerRoad
Apr 30 2019
1 hour 45 mins
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Rank #16: Picking the Right Plan, Weight Management, Recovery Strategies and More – Ask a Cycling a Coach 192

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2019's first Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast Episode is all about finding the right training, sticking to it through challenges and optimizing your performance along the way to your next A Race. Tune in live and bring your questions!
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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

• A guide to picking the right training plan
• Most important factors in deciding how to train for a race
• Best training plans for every type of racing
• How to shorten a training plan
• How to adjust a training plan for time off
• Why cross-training may actually make you a slower cyclist
• Pacing without power
• How to use saunas in your training
• Are ice baths actually beneficial?
• Is Bikram Yoga a good idea for cyclists?
• Signs that you need to include gym work in your training
• How to manage weight like a cyclist

More training questions answered here: bit.ly/Training-Questions-Help-Center

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LINKS MENTIONED IN THE PODCAST

• Sweet Spot Base 2: https://www.trainerroad.com/cycling/plans/148-sweet-spot-base-mid-volume-ii
• Baxter Workout: https://www.trainerroad.com/cycling/workouts/1261-baxter
• Dr. Rhonda Patrick: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/episodes/biohacker-summit-2016
• Smith Machine: https://www.fitnessfactory.com/home-gyms/smith-machines/
• How to Fix Knee Injuries for Cyclists: https://forum.trainerroad.com/t/how-to-fix-knee-injuries-for-cyclists/6166
• Food Scale: https://www.amazon.com/AmazonBasics-Stainless-Digital-• Batteries-Included/dp/ B06X9NQ8GX/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1546536343&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=food+scale&psc=1
• Bonelli Park XC course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3GQLkL29ag
• Fontana XC course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABI7kDozhC4

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THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST

Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries and tips.

• Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: www.trainerroad.com/podcast

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ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM

TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals

• Get started today: bit.ly/Get-Faster-TrainerRoad
• Download the TrainerRoad app: bit.ly/Download-TrainerRoad
• Browse training plans: bit.ly/TR-Training-Plans

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FOLLOW TRAINERROAD

• Facebook: www.facebook.com/TrainerRd
• Instagram: www.instagram.com/TrainerRoad
• Twitter: www. twitter.com/TrainerRoad
• Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/TrainerRoad
Jan 03 2019
1 hour 47 mins
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Rank #17: Weekend Rides, Fast/Slow Twitch Muscle, & Overuse Injuries - Ask a Cycling Coach: 003

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• How to incorporate weekend rides into a training plan
• How to adjust your training if you're feeling tired
• Which training plans to follow for multiple peaks
• Why your threshold heart rate is different when running and cycling
• Fast and slow twitch muscle fibers and long term changes
• How to train for an Olympic distance Triathlon
• How to adjust your training during recovery from an injury
• How to become a better climber
• Self-coaching vs. hired coaching
• Back-to-back build plans
• How to train for Race Across America (RAAM)
• What to do in between training blocks
• How to know how much time you should take off in the off season
• How to use cyclocross as cross training
• How to train for a Sportive or Gran Fondo
• How to lose weight and manage Caloric deficits with cycling
• How to pick a training plan and how power-to-weight ratios affect this
• How to manage overuse knee injuries for cyclists
Sep 19 2015
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #18: Dropping Weight, Stretching Peaks, Recovery & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 183

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Dropping weight while raising power, making peak fitness last for multiple races and recovering properly are all very difficult ideals for a cyclist to achieve. Episode 183 will explore how to discover and push your limits for each of these ideals. Tune in and join us live!
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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

- New TrainerRoad features!
- Nate’s race plan for 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo
- Coach Jonathan’s lofty goal & annual plan
- How to taper for ultra-endurance events
- How to return to training after time off
- How to get better at steep climbs
- Is it possible to lose weight and gain power at the same time?
- How recovery workouts aid in nutrient absorption

More training questions answered here: bit.ly/Training-Questions-Help-Center

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LINKS MENTIONED IN THE PODCAST

- Strength Training for Cyclists: 5 Exercises to Integrate Into Your Cycling Training Plan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqmwjwTcOY8
- 5 Stretches Every Cyclist Should Know: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXblSdMtMKY
- How to Become a Faster Mountain Biker with Lee McCormack: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GAaheigvgg
- Nokia | Body+ - Smart Body Composition Wi-Fi Digital Scale with smartphone app, Black: https://www.amazon.com/Nokia-Body-Composition-Wi-Fi-Scale/dp/B071XW4C5Q/ref=sr_1_3_a_it?tag=trainerroad-20&th=1

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THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST

Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries and tips.

• Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: www.trainerroad.com/podcast

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ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM

TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals

• Get started today: bit.ly/Get-Faster-TrainerRoad
• Download the TrainerRoad app: bit.ly/Download-TrainerRoad
• Browse training plans: bit.ly/TR-Training-Plans

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FOLLOW TRAINERROAD

• Facebook: www.facebook.com/TrainerRd
• Instagram: www.instagram.com/TrainerRoad
• Twitter: www. twitter.com/TrainerRoad
• Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/TrainerRoad
Nov 01 2018
1 hour 34 mins
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Rank #19: Lost & Found Planing, Focusing on Weight vs. Raising Power, DEXA Scans - Ask a Cycling Coach: 92

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• Nate's sleep study results
• How sleep can affect your performance on the bike
• Are allergy drops worth it?
• Muscle biopsy update
• Lost & Found Gravel Grinder race plans
• DEXA body fat scan results
• How to know if you should keep losing weight or just focus on raising power
• What to do if you don't have enough time to complete your scheduled workout
• How to cram for a Half IRONMAN
• How to prepare for Silver King Leadville
• Should you follow a high volume plan?
• How to balance running and cycling
• How to break through a plateau in fitness
• Are group rides bad for your training?
• The benefits and drawbacks of endurance bikes
• Should you adjust your FTP depending on the workout?
• How to get better at VO2 and high intensity workouts
• How to psychologically train for hard workouts
Apr 21 2017
1 hour 17 mins
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Rank #20: FTP and Physiology, Sprinting Mistakes, 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 195

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What actually happens to your body when your FTP increases. sprinting mistakes you are probably making, our 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo strategy and more all in Episode 195 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

• How to handle a disappointing race
• How aggressive should you be in a race?
• How to make Tail Gunning easy
• Positioning tips for races
• Common beginner sprinting mistakes
• Our 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo race strategy
• What happens to your body when your FTP increases?
• Common pitfalls of cadence drills
• If you are short on time, should you adjust intensity or duration?

More training questions answered here: bit.ly/Training-Questions-Help-Center

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LINKS MENTIONED IN THE PODCAST

• TrainerRoad Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/trainerroad
• Nates Race File for Cat 4 Cal Aggie Race: https://www.trainerroad.com/career/nate/rides/49020084-cal-aggie-cat-4-2nd-place-guy-who-won-the-pro-field-in-my-mtb-race-2-weeks-ago-beat-me-in-the-sprint-
• 24 Hours in Old Pueblo: https://epicrides.com/events/24-hours-in-the-old-pueblo/event-guide/
• Schwalbe Racing Ray Tire: https://www.schwalbetires.com/Racing_Ray_HS489
• Schwalbe Racing Ralph: https://www.schwalbe.com/en/offroad-reader/racing-ralph.html
• Maxxis Aspen: https://www.maxxis.com/catalog/tire-280-140-aspen
• Light & Motion Bike Lights: https://www.lightandmotion.com/product-category/bike-lights/
• SIS Beta Fuel: https://www.scienceinsport.com/beta
• TrainerRoad Reviews: https://www.trainerroad.com/reviews
• Calendar Export: https://forum.trainerroad.com/t/calendar-update-calendar-export/10778
• Intro Workout: https://www.trainerroad.com/cycling/workouts/438549-intro-workout-smart
• Elite Quick Motion Rollers: https://www.elite-it.com/en/products/home-trainers/rollers/quick-motion
• Tacx Neo 2: https://tacx.com/product/neo-2-smart/
• CycleOps Hammer: https://www.cycleops.com/product/hammer
• Wahoo Kickr: https://www.wahoofitness.com/devices/bike-trainers/wahoo-kickr-powertrainer

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THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST

Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries and tips.

• Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: www.trainerroad.com/podcast

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ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM

TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals

• Get started today: bit.ly/Get-Faster-TrainerRoad
• Download the TrainerRoad app: bit.ly/Download-TrainerRoad
• Browse training plans: bit.ly/TR-Training-Plans

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FOLLOW TRAINERROAD

• Facebook: www.facebook.com/TrainerRd
• Instagram: www.instagram.com/TrainerRoad
• Twitter: www. twitter.com/TrainerRoad
• Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/TrainerRoad
Jan 31 2019
1 hour 54 mins
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