Fast Talk Podcast

Let's Make You Fast

The Fast Talk Podcast focuses on the science of endurance sports in a conversational and informative style. Mixed into the deep discussions, there are tips and takeaways regarding endurance training philosophy, human physiology, workout design, performance nutrition, and sport psychology.

Our hosts Trevor Connor and Rob Pickels explore these topics with world-class, leading experts on endurance sports. These include researchers like Dr. Stephen Seiler, Dr. Bent Ronnestand, Dr. Inigo San Millan,  as well as coaches such as Joe Friel, Neal Henderson, Stacy Sims, and Grant Holicky.

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Fast Talk Hosts

Trevor Connor

Cofounder, Chief Executive 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 podcast-hosts. He holds a master’s in nutrition.

Rob Pickels

Exercise Physiologist
Rob Pickels is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Product Officer at Fast Talk Laboratories. He is an exercise physiologist who has worked in product wwwelopment for Pearl Izumi and at the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine and the University of Colorado Sports Medicine and Performance Center.
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Fast Talk Podcast > Gravel Cycling

Keil Reijnen and Alex Howes

The Best Strategies for Gravel Racing with Alex Howes and Kiel Reijnen

Learn the “ins and outs” of gravel racing as we discuss everything you need to know with pro cyclists (now turned gravel racers), Alex Howes and Kiel Reijnen. From gear to weather to developing a good start and finish strategy, we cover it all.

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Chris Case Gravel Race Dirty Kanza 200

Training, Fueling, and Suffering at Dirty Kanza 200

Chris Case took a second crack at the grueling ultra-endurance gravel race, DK 200, a 200-plus mile gravel race across the Flint Hills of Kansas with the coaching assistance of Trevor Connor. The challenge of turning Chris into an endurance rider focusing on everything from race strategy, pacing, hydration, and fueling.

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