Skills Training, Pre-race Intervals, and 'Pre-Packaged' Training Plans

Episode 2 June 14, 2021 01:28:41
Skills Training, Pre-race Intervals, and 'Pre-Packaged' Training Plans
The Cycling Performance Club
Skills Training, Pre-race Intervals, and 'Pre-Packaged' Training Plans

Jun 14 2021 | 01:28:41

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Hosted By

Damian Ruse Cyrus Monk Dr. Jason Boynton

Show Notes

Host topics covered in this episode:
1:45 Developing an athlete’s skills. Does skills training find its way into a training program? When is the right time to focus on training skills?

23:30 Do pre-race intervals (a.k.a. primers) give a performance benefit to the athlete. Is there any research supporting their efficacy?

43:40 Is there merit in implementing a ‘prepackaged’ training plan for endurance athletes?

Audience topics:
1:04:30 Positive feedback from Manthan.
1:06:30 Luca wants to know if a prepackaged plan is applicable for an absolute beginner level athlete.
1:08:50 Which is the most reliable test (if any) for determining FTP? Does this change depending on rider type (sprinter vs. climber)?
1:14:00 The relationship between peak power output and FTP.
1:18:10 Determining FTP from methods outside of testing.

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Co-hosts:
Jason Boynton, Ph.D. - sport scientist and cycling coach
boyntoncoaching.com

Cyrus Monk - professional cyclist and cycling coach 
cyclistscientist.com

Damian Ruse - professional cycling coach
semiprocycling.com

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