Host topics covered in this episode:
1:30 Listener feedback
4:20 What is a graded exercise test?
8:15 Where do you get your training information? We discuss the differences between layman’s training articles (e.g. blogs) vs. peer-reviewed scientific articles as coach/athlete resources.
25:55 Continuous improvement is important as a coach. We discuss what is on our “coaching to-do lists”:
Nose breathing; functional reserve capacity (FRC); critical power vs. FTP; mental skills toolbox; gaining more experience; male vs. female endurance training; alternatives to performance management chart (PMC) (Trainingpeaks); continuous glucose monitoring; Aerolab vs. Aerotune; Golden Cheetah and R analyses; training during caloric deficit; altitude training in Europe; grit questionnaires.
86:00 General advice for entry level cyclists.
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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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