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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Colby Pearce Cycling in Alignment Podcast

Inside Colby Pearce’s World Record Hour Attempt

Colby Pearce, US Track Olympic athlete, join us to share what he knows about attempting the hour record on the track. This is an inside look at the training he did, the difficulties of selecting gears, and training on a track that was different from the one where he set the record, and how he managed the pain. Pearce set the master’s 45-49 world record with a scorching 50.245 kilometer effort after this was recorded.

Colby Pearce Cycling in Alignment Podcast

How to Ride the Hour, with Colby Pearce

Colby Pearce, Hour Record holder, is here to dive deep into the Hour. Chris Case has a good bit of knowledge to drop on the subject as well, since he made an attempt in 2015. Training tips and techniques are here!