On today’s Endurance QuickCast Josh and I talk about what’s new with power meters and unravel the mysteries of wireless sensor protocols. We cover Bluetooth and ANT specifics along with the advantages and disadvantages of each protocol when selecting a new power meter, bike computer, and even smart trainers. Then we dive into recently released power meters, power meter tech and new sensors that promise real-time aero testing on your bike! We close the show by discussing what we hope to see...
Coach Rob is back and he is sharing his experiences of how to participate in group training. Whether you are participating in a clinic, boot camp, training camp or group instructor lead training there is quite a bit to know to make it an effective worthwhile experience.
Electronic drivetrains come up pretty frequently when I talk with my athletes and I recently was asked if Di2 was worth the upgrade over an equivalent mechanical shifting groupset. So let's explore the ins and out of electronic shifting in this episode of Bench Talk.
It's Athlete Q and A time! One of my favorite things to do is communicate with athletes and share what we have learned along the way to make our sport and athletic endeavors better. We have all kinds of questions covering where you can find the show, bike fit, doping with baking soda, meditation on the run or ride, FTP tests, other podcasts, hill repeats indoors, the best power meter and smart trainers, running with power and more!
One of the topics that come up often when I talk with my athletes regarding sports nutrition and daily nutrition whether it's for weight loss or for performance reasons is protein. What types, how much, how often, supplements, timing are just a few of things we talk about on the show today.
This week Coach Rob discusses how planned and unplanned travel can wreck your fitness and what you can do to protect yourself from losing your hard earned gains. Fitness lost takes twice as long to regain so make sure to list to Rob as he talks about how much fitness can be lost from 1-12 weeks of inactivity and several low costs and no cost methods of making sure you don't lose your fitness when traveling.
One of the biggest challenges that all athletes face is how do I train for what I want to accomplish. So this week Coach Rob covers how to Improving Time To Exhaustion and examples of how to apply it to the ride, the run, and the race.
Today my New Co-host Rafal Nazarewicz and I are in the studio ready to help our listeners make sense of sports nutrition topics. Rafal and Rob get right into the heart of the topic regarding Ketogenic diets. If you have had any interest in the subject if Keto maybe right for you have a listen as we get expert advice on the subject!
Joe O’Callaghan owner of Irish Cycles and Carolina Precision Components Is back for this new edition of Bench Talk where do a deep dive on all things wheels for cyclists. So if you are thinking about buying a new set of wheels off the rack, custom built wheels or even building your very own set wheels this show is a great starting point!
One of the subjects that I have wanted to cover more in-depth on the Endurance QuickCast for a while is meditation. I know some of you are going to pass on this show but when I am asked how do I take my performance to the next level this is one of many things I talk about with athletes that are seeking the next level of performance.
Welcome back to a new season of Bench Talk on the Endurance QuickCast. We start our new recording season every November and as promised there are going to be some changes in all of the shows. With that being said I want to welcome Joe O’Callaghan owner of Irish Cycles and Carolina Precision Components as my new co-host and sponsor of Bench Talk. Today we are discussing what it takes to get your bike feeling new again.
Welcome back to a new episode of the Endurance QuickCast. We have Josh Matthews back on the show to help us unravel the mysteries of power meter technology. On today’s show, Josh and I are going to talk about the various types of power meters, the tech behind the power meters, who makes them and which ones are available today.
Welcome to a new year of the Endurance QuickCast! This week Coach Rob is flying solo, Josh will be back on on the next edition of the Endurance QuickCast. This is the time of the year for better or for worse most of us like to make New Year Resolutions. So Coach Rob thought he would share his experience and some suggestions on how to survive your New Year Resolutions.
Welcome back, everyone. I hope you have had a successful season and are looking forward to a new season! I want to take a moment to thank all of the listeners of the show we couldn’t have grown like we have this season with out you and your continued support. So today I want to celebrate you our listeners and progress of the show!
Hello and welcome back to a new episode of the Endurance QuickCast. If you haven’t already noticed we have been making some changes to the shows and one of the big ones is the addition of Josh Matthews Owner of PowerMeterCity.com and my new co-host and sponsor of the Endurance QuickCast.Today Josh and I are going to talk about all the things that happened in the world of power meters in 2017 and share with you what we know is going to happen in 2018 and make some of our own predictions.
This week Coach Rob talks about an important aspect of record keeping in an athlete's life. Writing a seasonal summary is an excellent way to capture what went on in a season. This tool if you like is a wonderful way to maintain your sanity in 5 simple steps. Have listened and learned all the step of summarizing your season so you can quit thinking about how your season would have been better or should have done better only if you could have done things differently.
Welcome back to a new season of the Endurance QuickCast. We start our new recording season every November and as promised there are going to be some changes in all of the shows. With that being said I want welcome Josh Matthews owner of PowerMeterCity.com and my new co-host and sponsor of the Endurance QuickCast. Have a listen to Josh and Rob talk about what they saw and read about at Eurobike and Interbike.
This week Coach Rob has the best selling Author, Entrepreneur, New Media Expert, Angel Investor, World Traveller, Sky Diver, Ironman Triathlete, Marathoner - Peter Shankman as a guest on the Endurance QuickCast. Rob and Peter talk about ADHD/ADD and how many athletes the world over harness the energy of the ADD/ADHD brain to become the best possible athletes.
This week, Coach Rob talks about the coaching of juniors in cycling and what parents need to know about the sport and hiring private coaches. Rob has recently had several Juniors reach out to him this season about being coached. Some of these juniors called before even speaking to their parents. Becuase of this Coach Rob has decided to record a show for the parents of potential competitive junior cyclists.
Last week I gave some guidance to beginner runners, this week I have a topic that is for the more advanced to elite runners that listen to the show. This week Coach Rob gives advanced and elite runners guidance on how to crush it in the hills. Our beginner listeners can learn from the show too but it may be a bit early to put most of what I am going to share into practice right away.