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The Successful Athletes Podcast makes you faster with athlete interviews that dig into the details of outstanding accomplishments. From world record performances to personal records and life changing health improvements, get an inside look at what it takes to get faster.

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    • Sports
    • 4.9 • 116 Ratings

The Successful Athletes Podcast makes you faster with athlete interviews that dig into the details of outstanding accomplishments. From world record performances to personal records and life changing health improvements, get an inside look at what it takes to get faster.

    +53w FTP with Nadia Hill

    +53w FTP with Nadia Hill

    Nadia Hill used TrainerRoad to reach 3.8w/kg and raise her FTP 53 watts. While returning to MTB after an injury, Nadia realized she wasn’t enjoying mountain biking like she used to. In spite of her boyfriend’s suggestion to try an e-bike, Nadia went all in on structured training with TrainerRoad. She’s now enjoying the sport more than ever and has even begun achieving podium results in races. Tune in to learn what training Nadia has followed and how she has gotten faster.

    • 24 min
    +73w and Enduro National Championship with Thorn Bickel

    +73w and Enduro National Championship with Thorn Bickel

    Thorn Bickel used TrainerRoad to go from 2.4 to 3.4 w/kg and win the 50-59 Enduro National Championship. Thorn’s long background in BMX, motocross, jet ski racing and cycling brought him a lot of aerobic fitness, but when he set the goal for a National Championship, Thorn stepped it up. Tune in to learn how he adjusted his training, nutrition, equipment choices and more to win 4/4 stages and become a National Champion.

    • 51 min
    180-241w FTP and Full-Distance Tri Finish with Lauren Hackney

    180-241w FTP and Full-Distance Tri Finish with Lauren Hackney

    Lauren Hackney used to struggle with 20km bike rides, but that all changed when she started using TrainerRoad. Lauren went from 2.8-3.77w/Kg while taking on the massive challenge of a full-distance triathlon, all during the onset of the pandemic. Tune in to learn what caused Lauren to take on such a big challenge during such a complicated time, and what greater purpose drove her to achieve.

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    • 37 min
    Building a Healthy Outlook on Training and Fuel with James Dunleap

    Building a Healthy Outlook on Training and Fuel with James Dunleap

    When James Dunleap started structured training he was very motivated by the numbers and data of training. Over time what started out as a healthy source of motivation though, progressed into a harmful preoccupation. In this episode of the Successful Athletes Podcast James shares how he built a healthier relationship to food, training, and weight loss, and how he balances training with life for improved mental health.

    • 50 min
    BC Epic 1000 on a Mid-Volume Training Plan with Angela Chang

    BC Epic 1000 on a Mid-Volume Training Plan with Angela Chang

    Angela Chang balanced following a training plan, family and career to prepare for a 1,000km self-supported off-road race across British Columbia. Find out how Angela used TrainerRoad’s mid-volume training plans to prepare for such a huge challenge and what she did to cross the line after seven days of riding!

    • 44 min
    XC MTB National Championship Win with Matt Dockins

    XC MTB National Championship Win with Matt Dockins

    Matt Dockins is a Florida-based mountain biker that trained for and won a national championship in the high altitude of Colorado. Listen in to find out how Matt used TrainerRoad and what sort of training he did to prepare for racing above 9,000’ (2,743m).

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
116 Ratings

116 Ratings

phinzz ,

Jonathan and Amber interview

These two podcasts where Amber told her story from swimming to cycling were by far the best I have ever listened to. I was enthralled with her story and as someone who suffers from depression, listening to an athlete of her caliber talk openly about their depression was enlightening. Great interview and great story.
Keep up the good work.
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BenSwimsBikesRuns ,

A very inspirational podcast

It’s been great to hear the stories of success from many people who have overcome difficult challenges. It serves as good inspiration to me to keep working hard.

amzuketep ,

Contribution and synergy

The training app is awesome. The podcast is informative, factual, entertaining, educational. Both together inform each other. Such a brilliant combination. Whether you’re training for something or nothing, the crew at TR provide such a tremendous amount of value.

The podcast as a stand-alone is great too and touches a manifold of topics and subjects w an eye on all things training, mental, psychological, physical, technique, etc.

Can’t recommend enough. Thanks, guys.

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