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The only podcast dedicated to making you a faster cyclist. 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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The only podcast dedicated to making you a faster cyclist. 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.

    Does Anaerobic Training Hurt FTP, Glycolysis, Meal Timing and More

    Does Anaerobic Training Hurt FTP, Glycolysis, Meal Timing and More

    Anaerobic training is important for many athletes, but does its high-sugar burning nature lower your FTP? We’ll dig into the science of anaerobic training, lactate threshold, glycolysis, meal timing and much more in Episode 326 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!

    • 2 hr 5 min
    Cross-Training, Raising Power While Dropping Weight and More

    Cross-Training, Raising Power While Dropping Weight and More

    Cross-training is not usually considered as necessary for cyclists, but should it be? We’ll cover the science of cross-training, how to raise power while dropping weight and much more in this episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Energy Cost of Recovery, Training Camps and More

    Energy Cost of Recovery, Training Camps and More

    We know you burn energy in training, but what about when you recover? What processes happen in your body and how much energy does it take? We’ll cover this and go into the do’s and don’ts of training camps with two pros from the Orange Seal Off-Road Team, Hannah Finchamp and Alex Wild!

    • 2 hr 14 min
    Elevation Deep Dive, Pacing, Bike Choice and More

    Elevation Deep Dive, Pacing, Bike Choice and More

    BWR Asheville winner Sofía Gomez Villafañe joins Coach Chad and Jonathan for a deep dive on elevation training, when to train high, when to train low, using elevation tents and more.

    • 2 hr 5 min
    Leadville Champion, Air Quality, Strengths vs. Weaknesses, and More

    Leadville Champion, Air Quality, Strengths vs. Weaknesses, and More

    Keegan Swenson joins us to talk about his Leadville and Breck Epic wins and to help us answer your questions on training with bad air quality, finding your strengths and weaknesses and much more. Tune in now and get faster!

    • 2 hr 17 min
    Amber Pierce Career Retrospective: Part 1

    Amber Pierce Career Retrospective: Part 1

    This week, we have a very special episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! Before she was a professional cyclist, Amber Pierce was a high-level swimmer aspiring to be an Olympian. However, the physical, emotional, and mental stress of transitioning to college athletics, eventually led to a breaking point. Tune in as Amber shares the first part of her story about motivation, identity, and self-doubt in the world of sports, in this episode of the Successful Athletes Podcast.

    • 1 hr 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
3K Ratings

3K Ratings

luna.2020 ,

Thank you ❤️

Thank you for the wonderful podcast ❤️ my boyfriend and I have been listening to you guys for over a year and we love the conversation and content ❤️ you guys are like family 💕

merrellherrell ,

BEST PODCAST HANDS DOWN

Each day I go into work and put this podcast on it feels like I’m sitting in a room with them sipping coffee and enjoying an in-depth convo. Thank you for providing info on how to be a better cyclist and triathlete!

stgarver ,

Not as great as it used to be unfortunately

Title says it all really. Still a good podcast and I’m still a weekly listener. Just not as an amazing podcast the last few months. Less banter, less personality. Just seems so dry these days. I miss Chad.

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