Dr. Dajo Sanders - Research evolved into practice at the highest level of cycling performance - Part 1 of 2

Episode 27 March 10, 2022 01:10:37
Dr. Dajo Sanders - Research evolved into practice at the highest level of cycling performance - Part 1 of 2
The Cycling Performance Club
Dr. Dajo Sanders - Research evolved into practice at the highest level of cycling performance - Part 1 of 2

Mar 10 2022 | 01:10:37


Hosted By

Damian Ruse Cyrus Monk Dr. Jason Boynton

Show Notes

There are many components within endurance training. Take for example field-testing, training intensity distribution, or training load. Each of these components have dozens of papers in the scientific literature that can help guide a cyclist’s training and a coach’s practice. However, contrary to what one might think, taking findings from research, evaluating them, and then effectively putting them into practice is a skill unto itself.

In this two part series we talk with Dr. Dajo Sanders, an individual whose skill and expertise in this area are well developed. Dajo is a prolific researcher in many aspects of endurance training and specializes in the very distinct research cohort that is well-trained high-performance cyclists. He is also a member of the performance group at Team DSM where he uses his experience and knowledge to help World Tour cyclists perform at their absolute best.

In this episode we discuss with Dajo his role with Team DSM, and his research and practice in both field testing cyclists and training intensity distributions.

Guest panelist:
Dajo Sanders, Ph.D.
Twitter: @DajoSanders

Episode References:
A Field-Based Cycling Test to Assess Predictors of Endurance Performance and Establishing Training Zones

Training-Intensity Distribution in Road Cyclists: Objective Versus Subjective Measures

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