Fast Talk

The Fast Talk podcast is your source for the science of cycling performance, filled with the best training advice and insights on what it takes to become a better cyclist.

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Co-hosted by science journalist Chris Case and exercise physiologist and coach Trevor Connor, each Fast Talk episode takes a deep dive into a range of topics including sport science, training, physiology, technology, nutrition, and more.

The show’s list of guests includes some of the most prominent names in cycling and sport science including Dr. Stephen Seiler, Joe Friel, Katie Compton, Brent Bookwalter, Sebastian Weber, Dr. Asker Jeukendrup, and many more.

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Favorite Workouts of Fast Talk All-Stars

Episode 134

We hear from Fast Talk all-star guests like Joe Friel, Neal Henderson, and Amos Brumble about what their favorite workout is and why.

How to Set Strava PRs, with The Pro’s Closet

Episode 132

We catch up with our friends at The Pro’s Closet, Spencer Powlison and Bruce Lin, to discuss their recent four-week Strava PR Challenge. In the lead up to their attempts, we helped them with training advice and “race-day” strategy tips.

Balancing Science and Experience in Your Training, with Cameron Cogburn

Episode 131

How do you, as an athlete, combine your understanding of sport science and your training and racing experience to most effectively map out your training? That question is the basis for today’s episode, one in which we drift between the philosophical and the practical.