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Fast Talk Laboratories is a new coaching and education membership from the creators of the Fast Talk podcast, Chris Case and Trevor Connor.

Our lab is your workshop to discover revolutionary ideas and evidence-based methods to get faster at cycling, triathlon, running, and other endurance sports.

Our Mission: Let’s make you fast.

MEET OUR TEAM

Trevor Connor

Cofounder, Chief Operating Officer, Cohost of Fast Talk, and Coach
Trevor Connor has 20 years experience in bike racing and has coached for U.S. and Canadian national performance centers and managed teams. He holds a master’s in nutrition.

Chris Case

Cofounder, Chief Operating Officer, and Cohost of Fast Talk
Chris is a lifelong endurance athlete and a true Renaissance man with degrees and experience in neuroscience, art, documentary photography, and journalism.

Ryan Kohler

Head Coach
Ryan is an exercise physiologist, sports nutritionist, USA Cycling Level 1 coach and certified skills instructor, and a USA Weightlifting certified strength training coach.

NEW ARTICLES

FORUM

Fast Talk Podcast Q&A

20-Minute FTP Test Analysis

On January 12, Head Coach Ryan Kohler and Coach Trevor Connor led a structured workout, which was a 20-minute FTP test. In this forum post, both coaches share their own results and show how to interpret them. If you participated in the ride or have 20-minute FTP test data available, take a look and see how your data compares. Join the conversation!

2021 Intentions

Steve H. says, “A lot of what I’ve heard on Fast Talk and in many of the discussions here seem focused on achieving optimal performance through physiology and metrics. But another aspect to performance is the holistic lifestyle side… Is anyone willing to share their lifestyle-side intentions for the new year?Join the conversation!

NEW WORKSHOPS

NEW TECHNIQUES

NEW WEBINARS

NEW LIVE WORKOUT VIDEOS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Fast Talk Laboratories Live Events: Webinars, Q&A sessions, and Workouts

Teleoanticipation and Pacing with Special Guest Alex Hutchinson
Monday, January 18th at 3:00 p.m. Mountain Time

Join Fast Talk Labs and our special guest, endurance sports journalist Alex Hutchinson, for a guided Q&A discussion on teleoanticipation and pacing. When you know what’s coming, how do you pace? What happens if someone moves the finish line? Register now and we’ll send you a reminder note later.

Over/Unders Structured Workout on streaming video
Tuesday, January 19th at noon Mountain Time

You don’t need to be on Zwift to join this Over/Under structured workout hosted by Head Coach Ryan Kohler. Hosted on live streaming video so any Live Members can participate, this workout will build aerobic capacity while improving movement economy. Register now and we’ll send you a reminder note later.

COMING SOON: CHEUNG WEEK!

Indoor Cycling & Climate Control
Monday, January 25th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time

Join Dr. Stephen Cheung for a Live Webinar on preparing for indoor cycling and managing heat! Dr. Cheung is a world-renowned expert in the body’s reaction to temperature extremes — and he’s a voracious indoor cyclist. Attend this Webinar to get great winter cycling guidance from Dr. Cheung. Register now, we’ll remind you later.

Zwift Recovery Ride + Zoom Q&A with Special Guest Dr. Stephen Cheung!
Wednesday, January 27th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time

Curious about riding in the cold or heat? Wondering about how to stay cool during long efforts? Questions about cycling science and performance? Join us on Zwift (or just “pretend” you’re on Zwift…) for a chance to ride and chat over Zoom with our special guest and Fast Talk Labs contributor, Dr. Stephen Cheung! Register now, we’ll remind you later.

NEW FAST TALK EPISODES

NEW CYCLING IN ALIGNMENT EPISODES