The VeloNews Fast Talk podcast is your source for the best training advice and most compelling insight on what it takes to become a better cyclist.
While many of us read about training science, a lot of us don’t know how to interpret it, or how to determine if it's useful or junk. On today's episode, we discuss how to read and interpret sports science with Dr. Jim Peterman and other guests.
In episode 84, we sit down with George Bennett of the Jumbo-Visma WorldTour team to discuss the many things he's learned about training, peaking, and planning your season.
In this episode we discuss proper racing and training nutrition with Dutch nutrition scientist Asker Jeukendrup.
In episode 82, we discuss the critical difference between recovery and adaptation, and what you can do to aid each.
In episode 81, we get down and dirty with cyclocross, from training to racing, technical skills to starting fast.
In episode 80, we emphasize three key points: human physiology is very complex; properly executing intervals is very difficult; your training prescription should be simple.
In episode 79, we discuss how, when, and where to unleash your energy most effectively in race situations.
In episode 78, we discuss the incredible demands placed on every rider in the Tour de France — both physiological and psychological — with Ciaran O'Grady, a coach with Dimension Data.
In episode 77, we hear from coaches, athletes, and cycling experts with decades of experience, from fitting to training, nutrition to race craft, about the biggest mistakes even pros make — and how to avoid them.
In episode 76, we discuss the importance of balancing recovery with training stress, and the best tools to help you decide when to keep pushing, and when to rest.