Roundtable #4 - Two scientists focus on preparation for a hot peak race

Episode 43 October 12, 2022 01:07:33
Roundtable #4 - Two scientists focus on preparation for a hot peak race
The Cycling Performance Club
Roundtable #4 - Two scientists focus on preparation for a hot peak race

Oct 12 2022 | 01:07:33


Hosted By

Damian Ruse Cyrus Monk Dr. Jason Boynton

Show Notes

In this Roundtable episode Jason has a conversation with his athlete, Tony, about his preparation for this year’s U.S. Masters Road Nationals in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

However, this conversation is significantly different from a typical discussion about preparing a rider for their peak event. First, Albuquerque at the time Masters Nationals was scheduled is known to be exceptionally hot and is an environmental factor that had to be considered and prepared for. But second, and even more unique to this preparation story, Dr. Tony Wolf is a Post-Doctoral research scientist in thermoregulation at Penn State, AND a cycling coach!

Did two environmental physiologists/cycling coaches working together create a dream team result, or was it simply too many cooks in the kitchen? Listen and find out how these two scientists progressed Tony towards his peak race in the heat, and all of the important considerations they made along the way.

Guest panelist:
Tony Wolf, Ph.D.
Twitter: @tony__wolf
Instagram: atp_coaching

Episode References:
Heat Acclimation Decay and Re-Induction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

From Lab to Real World: Heat Acclimation Considerations for Elite Athletes

Short-Term Heat Acclimation Training Improves Physical Performance: A Systematic Review, and Exploration of Physiological Adaptations and Application for Team Sports

Passive Heating: Reviewing Practical Heat Acclimation Strategies for Endurance Athletes

The effects of heat adaptation on physiology, perception and exercise performance in the heat: a meta-analysis

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Jason Boynton, Ph.D.

Cyrus Monk

Producer & co-host:
Damian Ruse

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