First Race Expectations, Beating the Breakaway, Rest Week Diets and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 242

Setting expectations for the first race of the season, race tactics for when you miss the break, what to eat during a rest week and more is all covered in Episode 242 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.


Topics covered in this episode

  • Pete’s takeaways from The Coast Ride
  • Tips to find the best gravel bike for you
  • Setting expectations for the first race of the season
  • How to add aerobic rides for effective training
  • The power of taking notes during training
  • What should you eat during a rest week?
  • How to plan your outdoor workouts for the most benefit
  • Race tactics for when you miss the break
  • Nutrition planning tips for long events

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Tactics for Bigger Riders, Extra Recovery, Racing a New Category and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 235

The benefits of being a larger rider, when to add extra recovery, staying competitive after an upgrade to cat 2 and more will be discussed in Episode 235 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. 

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.


Topics covered in this episode

  • The do’s and don’ts of fast group rides
  • Is enduro riding quality training for an XC mountain biker?
  • How to pace intervals to get the most from your workouts
  • Why being a larger rider can actually be a benefit
  • How to know when you need extra recovery time
  • Tips to stay competitive after your cat 2 upgrade
  • How to train for races with fast starts
  • The coaches’ holiday wishlists

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For more cycling training knowledge, listen to the Ask a Cycling Coach — the only podcast dedicated to making you a faster cyclist. New episodes are released weekly.


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