Host topics covered in this episode:
1:25 What happens when an athlete can’t complete a session? What is the role of the athlete and the role of the coach in this scenario? How can sessions be prescribed to prevent this from happening?
28:40 How does carbohydrate combustion and availability influence placement of harder sessions in a training program? How much carbohydrate is burnt during a session and how much recovery is required to replenish the stores?
47:00 Which session is best for increasing FTP?
54:40 Why is FTP a priority?
55:50 Threshold training to increase threshold
66:30 Training intensity distribution studies
70:10 Polarised training as a means to increase FTP
88:35 If there was a perfect session for increasing FTP, how would it be included in a training program?
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Jason Boynton, Ph.D. - sport scientist and cycling coach
Cyrus Monk - professional cyclist and cycling coach
Damian Ruse - professional cycling coach
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