2 hr 19 min

Sprinting, Excessive Sugar, Active Recovery, and More Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast - Presented by TrainerRoad

    • Sports

There’s a common mistake that many cyclists make that could be hurting their sprint power. Join Coach Chad, Ivy Audrain, Nate Pearson, and Coach Jonathan for a discussion on this, when should you launch your sprint, what happens when you take in too much sugar on the bike, the scientific research on whether it’s better to spin lightly or stop pedaling between intervals, and more in Episode 370 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
 
TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE
(23:16) Does spinning between intervals really help?
(38:37) Best and worst upgrade ROIs for cyclists
(01:16:55) What happens when you take in too much sugar on the bike?
(01:46:56) Is it bad to be the first to sprint?
(01:58:46) An easy way to raise your sprint power



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https://trainerroad.cc/3y5cWea 
 
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TrainerRoad is the #1 cycling training app. No other cycling app is more effective. Over 13,000 positive reviews, a 4.9 star App Store rating.
 
Adaptive Training from TrainerRoad uses machine learning and science-based coaching principles to continually assess your performance and intelligently adjust your training plan. It trains you as an individual and makes you a faster cyclist.
 
Learn more about TrainerRoad: https://trainerroad.cc/3BasfTM 
Learn more about Adaptive Training: https://trainerroad.cc/3rF5Cnp 
 
ABOUT THE ASK A CYCLING COACH PODCAST
Ask a Cycling Coach podcast is a cycling and triathlon training podcast. Each week  USAC/USAT Level I certified coach Chad Timmerman, pro athletes, and other special guests answer your cycling and triathlon questions.
 
Have a question for the podcast? Ask here: https://trainerroad.cc/34MIniq
 
MORE PODCASTS FROM TRAINERROAD
Listen to the Successful Athletes Podcast: https://trainerroad.cc/34MGKkO 
Listen to the Science of Getting Faster Podcast: https://trainerroad.cc/3HKPExQ 
 
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Training Blog: https://trainerroad.cc/3gCdNdN
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There’s a common mistake that many cyclists make that could be hurting their sprint power. Join Coach Chad, Ivy Audrain, Nate Pearson, and Coach Jonathan for a discussion on this, when should you launch your sprint, what happens when you take in too much sugar on the bike, the scientific research on whether it’s better to spin lightly or stop pedaling between intervals, and more in Episode 370 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
 
TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE
(23:16) Does spinning between intervals really help?
(38:37) Best and worst upgrade ROIs for cyclists
(01:16:55) What happens when you take in too much sugar on the bike?
(01:46:56) Is it bad to be the first to sprint?
(01:58:46) An easy way to raise your sprint power



RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
https://trainerroad.cc/3y5cWea 
 
TRY TRAINERROAD RISK FREE FOR 30 DAYS!
TrainerRoad is the #1 cycling training app. No other cycling app is more effective. Over 13,000 positive reviews, a 4.9 star App Store rating.
 
Adaptive Training from TrainerRoad uses machine learning and science-based coaching principles to continually assess your performance and intelligently adjust your training plan. It trains you as an individual and makes you a faster cyclist.
 
Learn more about TrainerRoad: https://trainerroad.cc/3BasfTM 
Learn more about Adaptive Training: https://trainerroad.cc/3rF5Cnp 
 
ABOUT THE ASK A CYCLING COACH PODCAST
Ask a Cycling Coach podcast is a cycling and triathlon training podcast. Each week  USAC/USAT Level I certified coach Chad Timmerman, pro athletes, and other special guests answer your cycling and triathlon questions.
 
Have a question for the podcast? Ask here: https://trainerroad.cc/34MIniq
 
MORE PODCASTS FROM TRAINERROAD
Listen to the Successful Athletes Podcast: https://trainerroad.cc/34MGKkO 
Listen to the Science of Getting Faster Podcast: https://trainerroad.cc/3HKPExQ 
 
STAY IN TOUCH
Training Blog: https://trainerroad.cc/3gCdNdN
TrainerRoad Forum: https://trainerroad.cc/3uHvLnE
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trainerroad/
Strava Club: https://www.strava.com/clubs/trainerroad
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TrainerRd
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TrainerRoad

2 hr 19 min

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