The Science of Training Your Durability and Fatigue Resistance
TrainRight Podcast
by CTS
2d ago
IN THIS EPISODE Defining Fatigue Resistance and Durability What Durability looks like in your training data Physical tests for durability and fatigue resistance Fatigue resistance training workouts When to schedule durability and fatigue resistance training  LINKS -  Knowledge is Watt: Fatigue Resistance and Durability - Durability not related to VO2 or FTP - The New Science of “Fatigue Resistance” by Alex Hutchinson - Fatigue Resistance or Durability in Cycling: Tests & Training Tips — High North Performance  ASK A QUESTION FOR A FUTURE PODCAST HOST Adam Pulford has be ..read more
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Episode 200: How to Personalize Fueling and Training with Kilojoules
TrainRight Podcast
by CTS
1w ago
IN THIS EPISODE Learn how to use kilojoules to quantify work rates and total work achieved, set fueling goals, and achieve weight loss goals.  What is a kilojoule? How kJs are used in training and racing Fatigue resistance and durability Basing energy intake during rides as a percentage of hourly kJ Tracking kJ for weight management/loss goals  LINKS - Energy Expenditure: Calories, Kilojoules and Power in Cycling - How Accurate is That Calorie Reading?  ASK A QUESTION FOR A FUTURE PODCAST HOST Adam Pulford has been a CTS Coach for nearly two decades and holds a B.S. in Exercis ..read more
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Episode 199: Is Training Twice a Day Good for Time-Crunched Cyclists?
TrainRight Podcast
by CTS
2w ago
IN THIS EPISODE Question: Is one long ride better than two shorter ones? 3 Strategies for Double Days When to use double days Are Double Days always good/better? Risks associated with Double Days Is a double day better than a single long ride? LINKS - Benefits and Risks of Two-a-Day Training for Cyclists - Two Shorter Rides or One Really Long Ride: Which is better for training? - Do's and Don'ts of Double Day Training for Ultrarunners  ASK A QUESTION FOR A FUTURE PODCAST HOST Adam Pulford has been a CTS Coach for nearly two decades and holds a B.S. in Exercise Physiology. He's participa ..read more
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Episode 198: Potassium in Sports Drinks & Planning Recovery for Time-Crunched Cyclists
TrainRight Podcast
by CTS
3w ago
IN THIS EPISODE Question 1: Should I add potassium to my sports drink? Natriuresis from overconsumption of potassium Question 2: How can I keep my job and get enough recovery while training as a Time-Crunched Cyclist? How to recover well when you have limited time for recovery 4 Steps to scheduling sleep, rest between workouts, training intensity, and training volume. ASK A QUESTION FOR A FUTURE PODCAST HOST Adam Pulford has been a CTS Coach for nearly two decades and holds a B.S. in Exercise Physiology. He's participated in and coached hundreds of athletes for endurance events all around th ..read more
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Episode 197: How to Leverage Zwift Racing in Your Training Plan
TrainRight Podcast
by CTS
1M ago
IN THIS EPISODE Question 1: How to incorporate Zwift racing into a Time-Crunched Cyclist's training plan? Three priorities for including Zwift races in your training plan Training schedule examples with Zwift races included Question 2: How can I incorporate a rowing ergometer into my cycling training Using variety to improve training consistency Workout examples for rowing machine  ASK A QUESTION FOR A FUTURE PODCAST HOST Adam Pulford has been a CTS Coach for nearly two decades and holds a B.S. in Exercise Physiology. He's participated in and coached hundreds of athletes for endurance ..read more
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Episode 195: What To Do About 'Intensity Creep' During Zone 2 Rides
TrainRight Podcast
by CTS
1M ago
In Episode 195, we answer a listener question about using power, heart rate, rate of perceived exertion and the talk test to gauge if you're hitting your Zone 2 or creeping out of it. CTS Coach and physiologist Renee Eastman talks with Host Adam Pulford about which metrics to prioritize during specific training rides. They also discuss aerobic decoupling and the ways that changes in relationship between power and heart rate can indicate changes in aerobic fitness and durability. Topics Covered In This Episode: Setting Zone 2 training intensities Factors affecting heart rate Honesty of RPE va ..read more
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Episode 194: Shorter Cranks and Narrower Bars for Optimal Cycling Performance?
TrainRight Podcast
by CTS
1M ago
Topics Covered In This Episode:  Why shorter cranks and narrower bars? Determining the right road, gravel, MTB handlebar width Recommendations for amateur and time-crunched cyclists What is crank length and why it matters Benefits of shorter cranks Should cranks on all your bikes be the same length? Bonus: How do you choose a good saddle? Guest: Renee Eastman is a CTS Premier Level Coach and has been coaching with the company for more than 20 years. She has been a professional bike fitter for 15 years and was one of the first fitters to use the Retül bike fit system. She has a master's ..read more
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Episode 192: Do Time-Crunched Cyclists Benefit From Super High Carbohydrate Intakes?
TrainRight Podcast
by CTS
2M ago
The pros are eating 120 grams of carbohydrate per hour in some races and hard training sessions. Should you consume that much? Would you perform better if you did? In Episode 192 of The Time-Crunched Cyclist Podcast, Outside Magazine's Sweat Science columnist Alex Hutchinson joins Host Adam Pulford to discuss the latest trend toward super-high carbohydrate intakes during exercise.  Topics in this Episode: History of carbohydrate fueling recommendations Endogenous vs. Exogenous fueling When would more carbohydrate be beneficial? Why might more carbohydrate not be better? Super-high carbo ..read more
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Episode 191: 5 Keys to Long Term Success in Endurance Training, with Alex Hutchinson, PhD
TrainRight Podcast
by CTS
2M ago
In Episode 191 of The Time-Crunched Cyclist Podcast, Outside Magazine's Sweatscience columnist Alex Hutchinson joins Host Adam Pulford to discuss the keys to long term success as an athlete. In particular, they draw on skills acquisition research from Mark Williams of the Institute of Human and Machine Cognition in Florida and Nicola Hodges of the University of British Columbia.  5 Keys to Long Term Success in Endurance Training: Balancing Performance with Learning Choosing Quality over Quantity Fostering Autonomy Being Specific Respect Individual Differences Resources: Youtube video ..read more
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Do Time-Crunched Cyclists Benefit From Super High Carbohydrate Intakes?
TrainRight Podcast
by CTS
2M ago
The pros are eating 120 grams of carbohydrate per hour in some races and hard training sessions. Should you consume that much? Would you perform better if you did? In Episode 192 of The Time-Crunched Cyclist Podcast, Outside Magazine's Sweat Science columnist Alex Hutchinson joins Host Adam Pulford to discuss the latest trend toward super-high carbohydrate intakes during exercise.  Topics in this Episode: History of carbohydrate fueling recommendations Endogenous vs. Exogenous fueling When would more carbohydrate be beneficial? Why might more carbohydrate not be better? Super-high carbo ..read more
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