Join us in this episode as we dive deep into the literature to find out what is the best warm-up method for cyclists. Or, whether it even matters! How do you think your typical warm-up compares to what the science says is best?
2:10 More momentum for Critical Power over FTP
7:30 What is the research supporting warm-ups for endurance events?
12:30 What happens within the body during a warm-up?
21:10 Psychological benefit to warm-ups
24:25 Effect of warm-ups on performance
28:50 Which subjects are used in this research?
31:25 Does a warm-up really matter at all?
35:00 Downsides to a warm-up
36:55 Warming up for a specific phase within an endurance race
39:10 What are the pros doing?
42:35 Listener question on warm-up for an FTP test
57:40 Environmental factors affecting choice of warm-up
Could Critical Power be a better alternative to FTP for training?
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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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