Cycling science. Training concepts. Interviews.

Fast Talk Laboratories brings together leading coaches, experts, and exercise physiologists to share training concepts, case studies, commentary, and more.

The Lactic Acid Myth

There is no lactic acid in the human body. That said, the burn we feel during hard efforts has a lot to do with acid. We explain.

The Benefits of Taking an Offseason

Many athletes worry that they will lose fitness, or detrain, if they skip too many days of training. While detraining does occur over time, there are also many benefits to taking a break.