Training

How endurance athletes train, when they train, and the intensity and duration of that training all affect the gains and adaptations they see.

Proper interval execution is essential to see the expected progress. How you analyze and interpret all that data is equally valuable. Of course, training needs to be planned so it fits into any given season, race schedule, and lifestyle. Off the bike, the importance of strength and conditioning is often neglected.

This is training. This process is what athletes live for.

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Sports Psychology for Cyclists Pathway from Fast Talk Laboratories

Sport Psychology Pathway

All athletes reach a point where progress depends more on the skills they can build between their ears, more than the strength of their legs or lungs. The very best athletes are as strong mentally as they are physically. Grant Holicky, Dr. Stephen Cheung, Dr. Simon Marshall, Lesley Paterson, Julie Emmerman, and Julie Young help us explore these critical and often overlooked mental skills.
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Workout of the Month: Tabata Intervals

Head Coach Ryan Kohler shows the right way to do a Tabata Intervals workout, based on the research of Dr. Izumi Tabata, and when to do Tabata workouts during your season.
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Season Plan: Masters Athlete Who Wants to Podium

Coach Trevor Connor presents the season plan he created for Cynthia, a female masters athlete based in Colorado. Connor's plan includes the training detail for the final weeks leading up to Nationals.
Advanced Performance Data Analysis

Advanced Performance Data Analysis Pathway

This Pathway moves past the basics into advanced endurance analytics. Follow this Pathway to navigate complex training data so you can make more informed decisions about your training.