Fast Talk Laboratories is a dynamic platform that supports and extends the capabilities of all endurance sports coaches.

We offer a deep sport science knowledgebase, expert coaching education and development, access to world-class experts and service providers, and collaborative athlete services including sports nutrition, testing, and specialty services.

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Coaching Essentials Member Level

Become a more successful coach through our Coaching Essentials member level.

At this level, you gain access to a vast and ever-growing knowledgebase of coaching and sport science, and you become part of the smartest endurance coaching community in the world.

Members enjoy access to world-class experts like Joe Friel, Dr. Stephen Seiler, Dr. Stephen Cheung, Dr. Andy Pruitt and coaches like our Head Coach and Physiologist Ryan Kohler, Coach Trevor Connor, Coach Steve Neal, and sport scientist Rob Pickels.

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Training & Sport Science Knowledgebase

Coaching Essentials members get our library of hundreds of articles and videos on coaching, training, physiology, sports nutrition, sport psychology, and recovery.

Our knowledgebase includes more than 200 episodes of the Fast Talk podcast, all 45 of Dr. Stephen Seiler’s lectures and webinars, Trevor Connor’s sport science articles, 50 episodes of Colby Pearce’s Cycling in Alignment, plus new content every week.

Videos include time-stamped transcripts and chapter titles for quick reference and easy scanning and searching.

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The Craft of Coaching with Joe Friel

The Craft of Coaching with Joe Friel is the master coach’s ultimate guide to becoming a better, more successful, and happier coach. From athlete performance to the business of coaching, Friel shares every secret. Follow The Craft of Coaching to accelerate your practice and save decades honing your craft.

Pathways by Fast Talk Laboratories


Our Pathways™ tap world-leading experts to explore the science and practice of one aspect of endurance sports. We release new Pathways each month on topics like interval training, periodization, environmental physiology, indoor cycling, and sports medicine.

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Networking and Expert Access

We offer bimonthly virtual networking opportunities with other experienced coaches where coaches can swap ideas, practices, and new resources.

You can register for live Q&A discussions with Joe Friel and coaches and experts from Fast Talk Labs to ask questions and get answers on specific topics.

Participate (or lurk) on our active Forum — including a Forum exclusively for coaches.

Coaching Essentials membership is a smart investment for you and your athletes.