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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.

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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English


Episodes

Nose Breathing, Recovery Drinks, Double Days and More – Ask a Cycling a Coach 187

11/28/2018
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Join us for Episode 187 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! Topics to be discussed: does nose breathing actually improve performance, are recovery drinks essential, why and when you should consider double days and more! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE - The best way to measure your power-to-weight ratio - How to calm pre-race nerves - Are recovery shakes actually necessary? - Why...

Duration:01:23:48

KOM Hunting with Pros, CX Pacing, Power and Heart Rate Zones and More – Ask a Cycling a Coach 186

11/21/2018
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Jonathan goes KOM hunting with one of the best mountain bikers in the USA, why your pacing plan for CX is wrong, why your power and heart rate zones don't match and much more in Episode 186 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE • How to avoid illness as a cyclist • TrainerRoad's new Calendar and Analytics features • How to steal a KOM • How KOM hunting...

Duration:01:35:15

Pedaling Technique, Smarter Racing, TT vs. Road Bikes and More – Ask a Cycling a Coach 185

11/15/2018
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Join us for Episode 185 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! We'll be having a discussion on whether proper pedaling technique is a myth, how to win races with low power output, when triathletes should use a road bike instead of a TT bike and taking your live questions. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE • Adjusting your training plan when life gets busy • How to select a specialty...

Duration:02:06:24

Single Events vs. Seasons, Commuting, Explosive Power & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 184

11/7/2018
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Training for a single event is straightforward, but what about a whole season of racing? Join us live for a discussion on this, fitting commuting into a training plan, how to build explosive power and more in Episode 184 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE Hydration tips for mountain biking Why locked out suspension might not actually be faster How...

Duration:01:47:45

Dropping Weight, Stretching Peaks, Recovery & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 183

11/1/2018
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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! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE - New TrainerRoad features! - Nate’s race plan for 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo...

Duration:01:34:30

Racer Interview – Justin Thomas – Ask a Cycling Coach 182

10/24/2018
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Justin Thomas is a Masters XC National Champion who shifted focus to a Cyclocross National Championship in 2017. Tune in and bring your questions as we dig into what it took to be nationally competitive in CX, how it differed from MTB, and how he balanced training, career and family responsibilities. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE - Friend of the Podcast Payson McElveen wins...

Duration:02:00:29

Kona Special Interview – Michael Stanek – Ask a Cycling Coach 181

10/13/2018
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Michael Stanek is a young athlete with a background in Freestyle BMX, of all things, but more impressive is how he managed to qualify for Kona amidst 80 hour weeks and night shifts while finishing his Residency. Listen in to find out how Mike accomplished this and how he arrived at having such a detailed race plan. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE - Where Michael Qualified and what...

Duration:01:06:55

Kona Special Interview – Wes Thompson – Ask a Cycling Coach 180

10/12/2018
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Wes Thompson grew up racing motocross and surfing the eastern coast of Australia but never had any formalized training in any of the three disciplines of triathlon. It's easy to assume that Kona qualifiers are all blessed with natural talent or have decades of experience in one or more disciplines, but Wes is an example of tireless hard work and sacrifice. Tune in to learn how this father of two and multi-business owner has become a genuine age group threat....

Duration:01:11:12

Kona Special Interview – David Nicholls – Ask a Cycling Coach 179

10/11/2018
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David Nicholls is a first-time Kona qualifier that exemplifies how to set expectations at an unknown A-Race. David manages to balance his career, family life and triathlon all while using in-training experimentation to have an impressively refined approach. Tune in to learn from all of his hard work for IRONMAN World Championships. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE - Where David...

Duration:00:50:25

Kona Special Interview – Tony Weeks – Ask a Cycling Coach 178

10/10/2018
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Tony Weeks is a father of two, professional firefighter and age group triathlete who has qualified for Kona and looks to apply all he learned from his first World Championship bid in 2015. Listen in to learn what Tony plans to do this time to get a top 20 finish at IRONMAN World Championships. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Where did Tony Week Qualify? - Balancing family, work and training - Adjusting a...

Duration:01:13:20

24 HOP, Cooling Techniques, Tolerating Stress, and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 177

10/4/2018
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Episode 177 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast is going to be a fun one! 24 Hours In The Old Pueblo registration is closed and it's time to strategize on endurance team racing, we'll discuss creative ways to stay cool on the bike, and the proper way to train your body to absorb more training stress. Join us live! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE - 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo - Should...

Duration:01:14:31

CX, Road Enduro, Block Periodization, Heart Rate & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 176

9/28/2018
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Detailed show notes and discussion at https://forum.trainerroad.com/t/cx-road-enduro-block-periodization-heart-rate-more-ask-a-cycling-coach-176/1297 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A discussion on cyclocross, road enduro, block periodization, heart rate, nutrition and more, all in Episode 176 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!...

Duration:01:33:00

Special Guest Katerina Nash – Ask a Cycling Coach 175

9/19/2018
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5x Olympian Katerina Nash joined us live from Interbike in front of a studio audience for a deep dive on cyclocross. Tune in and learn from one of cycling's most successful athletes! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE - Drills for Cyclocross Racing - Choosing tires for specific CX Courses - Using Running to get in shape for CX Season - Changing your training from MTB season to CX...

Duration:00:25:24

Road Tactics, Ice Baths, Body Fat scales & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 174

9/13/2018
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Join us live for today's 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 -...

Duration:01:18:29

Genetics and Sprinting, Rebounding From a Bad Race, Nutrition and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 173

9/6/2018
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How much of a role do genetics play in your ability to sprint, how do you recover from a bad race performance, and should your nutrition change for late night workouts? Join us live for discussion on all of this and more in Episode 173 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE - Team Clif Bar won the USA Crits Team Competition! - Alex Grant won Part City...

Duration:01:30:22

How to Plan a Year of Training and Racing – Ask a Cycling Coach 172

8/30/2018
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Planning an entire year of training and racing can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Episode 172 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast will go over every detail you need to know before planning your next season. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE How a podcast listener won a 250mi MTB race What is the Bones to Blue Endurance Race? What Jonathan learned from racing enduro How to...

Duration:01:41:58

Q&A with 3x Olympian Geoff Kabush – Ask a Cycling Coach 171

8/23/2018
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3x Olympian, 15x National Champion, Multi-time BCBR Champion and all around MTB legend Geoff Kabush (Yeti Cycles, Maxxis, Shimano) joined us to answer your questions on maintaining race fitness and motivation, equipment choices and technique, and a funny story that involves Chinese olympic basketball player Yao Ming. Tune in and enjoy! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE • Are aero...

Duration:01:13:54

Leadville Report, Altitude Training Masks, Pelvic Tilt vs. Power and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 170

8/16/2018
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Nate had a day of ups and downs at Leadville, but did he get his sub-9 hour goal? Coach Chad and Jonathan will review Nate's performance, debate whether altitude training masks are effective or not, and dig into how pelvic tilt affects power output. Join us live for Episode 170 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE - What went right and what went wrong...

Duration:01:25:50

Leadville Deep Dive with Pro Rider Alex Grant – Ask a Cycling Coach 169

8/10/2018
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Pro MTB racer Alex Grant joined us live from Leadville, CO for a deep dive on all things Leadville and endurance racing. Alex has placed 3rd place overall at Leadville, and 3rd place at Elite National Championships, all the while being a husband and father to two kids and managing his own business. We sat down with Alex to go over his and Nate's Leadville prep and race strategies, and covered plenty of details on all things endurance racing. Tune in and enjoy!...

Duration:01:31:29

Peaking, Improving VO2 Max, Supplements vs. Whole Food – Ask a Cycling Coach 168

8/2/2018
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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. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE - Nate's Leadville Preparation - The best way to hold your phone during workouts - How to inject tubeless sealant...

Duration:01:33:03