The Cycling Performance Club

Welcome to The Cycling Performance Club Podcast! The podcast where a panel of scientists, pro-cyclists, and cutting-edge coaches discuss topics in training, performance, science, and all things cycling! Our mission is to provide the best ...more

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August 29, 2022 00:31:01
Roundtable #3 - This is a major conflict of interest in cycling performance

Roundtable #3 - This is a major conflict of interest in cycling performance

In this Roundtable episode Jason presents his thoughts around two stakeholders in the cycling performance world with potentially conflicting interests: athletes, coaches, & performance staff who want to improve cycling performance vs. companies selling and marketing performance products and services. In a perfect world these entities could work together harmoniously to benefit each other and the sport. But how do we navigate towards a mutually beneficial relationship for these two groups of stakeholders when they are incentivized differently? Step one might be to acknowledge and explore their conflicts of interest, desired outcomes, and what they offer each other… Don’t forget, TCPCP listeners get an exclusive 20% discount off the InfoCrank Road or the InfoCrank Track (and any accessories!). Simply use the discount code performance20 at checkout on the InfoCrank website (www.infocrank.cc). This deal ends on 30-Sep-2022, so don’t hesitate to get yourself the most accurate power meter on the market and show support for the show! Episode References:Reliability and Validity of the CORE Sensor to Assess Core Body Temperature during Cycling Exercise Video: How valid and reliable is the CORE temperature monitor? WKO forum thread discussing “Optimized Intervals” concerns #1 WKO forum thread discussing “Optimized Intervals” concerns #2 Twitter thread with Dr. Mark Burnley discussing VLamax concerns This is a listener supported podcast, and we would be stoked if you supported us by becoming a member of The Cycling Performance Club! With your backing we can continue our mission to deliver the best in cycling performance knowledge and practical advice to you and the greater cycling community. Support ...

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August 22, 2022 01:16:00
Dr. Georgios Mavropalias - Can eccentric cycling’s backward approach improve your performance on the bike?

Dr. Georgios Mavropalias - Can eccentric cycling’s backward approach improve your performance on the bike?

Compared to other interventions used in training cyclists (e.g. HIIT, heat acclimation, altitude training) eccentric cycling doesn’t have a lot of notoriety. In fact, this might be the first time you’ve ever heard of it. But just because eccentric cycling isn’t popular, doesn’t mean it can’t potentially benefit the performance of cyclists. In this episode we talk with eccentric cycling expert Dr. Georgios Mavropalias and explore what eccentric cycling is, its known benefits, whether or not it can improve cycling performance, and how to potentially apply it to your training program. Is eccentric cycling the next big intervention for cyclists? Time will tell. But it’s probably not a bad idea to get insight on it now so you can be keeping an eye on it for the future. Don’t forget, TCPCP listeners get an exclusive 20% discount off the InfoCrank Road or the InfoCrank Track (and any accessories!). Simply use the discount code performance20 at checkout on the InfoCrank website (www.infocrank.cc). This deal ends on 30-Sep-2022, so don’t hesitate to get yourself the most accurate power meter on the market and show support for the show! Guest panelist:Georgios Mavropalias, Ph.D.Staff PageResearchgateLinkedInTwitter: @x_centrik Episode References:Comparison between high- and low-intensity eccentric cycling of equal mechanical work for muscle damage and the repeated bout effect Increases in Integrin–ILK–RICTOR–Akt Proteins, Muscle Mass, and Strength after Eccentric Cycling Training Eccentric cycling does not improve cycling performance in amateur cyclists This is a listener supported podcast, and we would be stoked ...

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August 16, 2022 00:37:50
Roundtable #2 - Tour de France post hoc analysis and hypotheses

Roundtable #2 - Tour de France post hoc analysis and hypotheses

In this Roundtable episode Cyrus presents us his hypothesis for how the outcome of the latest Tour de France could mean a big change for the type of rider winning it in the future. Join us as we discuss the race winning move, carbohydrate metabolism & ingestion, and whether we’ll see more riders like Jonas Vingegaard wearing yellow in future Tour de Frances. Don’t forget, TCPCP listeners get an exclusive 20% discount off the InfoCrank Road or the InfoCrank Track (and any accessories!). Simply use the discount code performance20 at checkout on the InfoCrank website (www.infocrank.cc). This deal ends on 30-Sep-2022, so don’t hesitate to get yourself the most accurate power meter on the market and show support for the show! Episode References:CHO periodisation in cycling Case Study: The application of daily carbohydrate periodisation throughout a cycling Grand Tour Team DeRave Twitter thread The Use of Carbohydrates During Exercise as an Ergogenic Aid This is a listener supported podcast, and we would be stoked if you supported us by becoming a member of The Cycling Performance Club! With your backing we can continue our mission to deliver the best in cycling performance knowledge and practical advice to you and the greater cycling community. Support The Club by clicking here! Co-hosts:Jason Boynton, Ph.D.boyntoncoaching.com Cyrus Monkcyclistscientist.com Producer & co-host:Damian Rusesemiprocycling.com Website: cyclingperformanceclub.comInstagram: @cyclingperformanceclubFacebook: @cyclingperformanceclubTwitter: @cyclingclubpodLinkedIn: ...

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August 16, 2022 00:21:40
Roundtable #1 - Podcast update, mission, and listener support

Roundtable #1 - Podcast update, mission, and listener support

If you are a regular listener to the show you may have noticed a recent lull in our content. Fortunately, this hasn’t been without good reason.In this episode Damian, Cyrus, and Jason discuss all the things that have been happening recently behind the scenes with the podcast; our mission, our passions; podcast membership and listener support; and introduce a new podcast format for our feed- The Roundtable.Don’t forget, TCPCP listeners get an exclusive 20% discount off the InfoCrank Road or the InfoCrank Track (and any accessories!). Simply use the discount code performance20 at checkout on the InfoCrank website (www.infocrank.cc). This deal ends on 30-Sep-2022, so don’t hesitate to get yourself the most accurate power meter on the market and show support for the show!This is a listener supported podcast, and we would be stoked if you supported us by becoming a member of The Cycling Performance Club! With your backing we can continue our mission to deliver the best in cycling performance knowledge and practical advice to you and the greater cycling community. Support The Club by clicking here! Co-hosts:Jason Boynton, Ph.D.boyntoncoaching.com Cyrus Monkcyclistscientist.com Producer & co-host:Damian Rusesemiprocycling.com   Website: cyclingperformanceclub.com Instagram: @cyclingperformanceclub Facebook: @cyclingperformanceclub Twitter: @cyclingclubpod LinkedIn: The Cycling Performance Club Podcast ...

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July 20, 2022 01:16:29
Pro Cyclist: Jai Hindley - The making of a Giro d'Italia winner

Pro Cyclist: Jai Hindley - The making of a Giro d'Italia winner

In this episode we talk with Giro d'Italia winner Jai Hindley to find out what it takes to win a Grand Tour. But we’re not only talking about the 3 weeks during the race, but also the decades of work and journey beforehand. From lifestyle, to family and support, to self-belief, to training and a lifelong passion for cycling - herein we dig into Jai Hindley’s journey from a 6 year old rider with a dream through to Grand Tour winner. This episode is brought to you in partnership with InfoCrank power meters. TCPCP listeners get an exclusive 20% discount off the InfoCrank Road or the InfoCrank Track (and any accessories!). Simply use the discount code performance20 at checkout on the InfoCrank website (www.infocrank.cc). This deal ends on 30-Sep-2022, so don’t hesitate to get yourself the most accurate power meter on the market and show support for the show! Guest panelist:Jai HindleyTwitter: @JaiHindleyInstagram: @jhindley_ Episode References:BORA-hansgrohe Spotlight: Episode 03 - Jai HindleyJai Hindley - Interview at the start - Stage 20 - Giro d'Italia 2022A F1RST LOVEGiro d'Italia 2022 Stage 20 LIVE COMMENTARY - Can Carapaz hold off Hindley On the CIMA COPPI? This is a listener supported podcast, and we would be stoked if you supported us by becoming a member of The Cycling Performance Club! With your backing we can continue our mission to deliver the best in cycling performance knowledge and practical advice to you and ...

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June 23, 2022 00:58:00
Dr. Teun van Erp - How do World Tour cyclists actually train and perform in races? - Part 2 of 2

Dr. Teun van Erp - How do World Tour cyclists actually train and perform in races? - Part 2 of 2

In this two part series we chat with Dr. Teun van Erp, current data scientist with INEOS Grenadiers, about how World Tour cyclists train and perform during competitions. In our opinion, given Tuen’s extensive research and experience working with World Tour cyclists, he is one of the best people in the field to discuss this topic with. In this episode we examine Dr. Teun’s research further and get into the details of how pro men and women cyclists actually train. But this episode is more than that. There are also some direct comparisons between the training and racing demands of pro men and women - including insight into the numbers of a World Tour power couple. Guest panelist:Teun van Erp, Ph.D.INEOS Grenadiers Staff PageResearchgateLinkedInTwitter: @The_Teun Episode References:Training Characteristics of Male and Female Professional Road Cyclists: A 4-Year Retrospective Analysis Intensity and Load Characteristics of Professional Road Cycling: Differences Between Men’s and Women’s Races Case Report: Load, Intensity, and Performance Characteristics in Multiple Grand Tours Demands of professional cycling races: Influence of race category and result This is a listener supported podcast, and we would be stoked if you supported us by becoming a member of The Cycling Performance Club! With your backing we can continue our mission to deliver the best in cycling performance knowledge and practical advice to you and the greater cycling community. Support The Club by clicking here! Co-hosts:Jason Boynton, Ph.D.boyntoncoaching.com Cyrus Monkcyclistscientist.com Producer & co-host: ...

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