Pro Cyclist: Luke Plapp - From world-class track cyclist to World Tour road racer

Episode 32 May 06, 2022 01:22:19
Pro Cyclist: Luke Plapp - From world-class track cyclist to World Tour road racer
The Cycling Performance Club
Pro Cyclist: Luke Plapp - From world-class track cyclist to World Tour road racer

May 06 2022 | 01:22:19


Hosted By

Damian Ruse Cyrus Monk Dr. Jason Boynton

Show Notes

In this episode we chat with Luke Plapp - Olympic bronze medalist on the track, current Australian Road Champion, and Ineos Grenadiers rider- about his transition from a successful track cyclist to racing on the road at the World Tour level.

And contrary to what one might initially think, his transition between these two roles was much more complicated than simply adding more “base” to his training schedule. Luke has moved across the world to a new climate, from one high performance environment to another, experienced the largest week’s training load of his life, and found new limits to surpass in his own performance abilities. Find out how he has tackled these challenges in stride, and come out swinging on the other side.

As a bonus, we also dive deep into Plappy’s favorite ergogenic aid: heat acclimation- for all of you coming into the Northern Hemisphere summer.

Guest panelist:
Luke Plapp
Twitter: @LucasPlapp
Instagram: @lukeplapp

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Cyrus Monk

Producer & co-host:
Damian Ruse

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