The Fast Talk Labs Knowledge Base



Do All Athletes Need Regular Blood Testing?

Blood tests can help tell whether an athlete is overtrained or performing at their best, but is it a good idea for athletes to do regular testing? We discuss with Dr. Lauren Rudolph.

Road cyclist doing sweet spot work along a rugged coastline.

Workout of the Week: Sweet Spot 20s

If you have a lot of races lined up this season, don’t forget to make time for some sweet spot work to maintain your high-end aerobic fitness.

FTL Potluck episode 319

Do Cooldown Sessions Help or Hurt You?

It’s a given that after a race or workout you do a cooldown—but is there any evidence this actually helps? The science may say otherwise.