Fast Talk Labs brings together the most engaging experts in the world of endurance sports, training, and sport science—coaches, researchers, and athletes.
Curated by experts
Fast Talk Labs is driven by science. What we suggest is proven on the road and validated in the lab.
Explore the how and the why of training with the brightest minds in endurance sports like Trevor Connor, Rob Pickels, Joe Friel, Dr. Stephen Seiler, Neal Henderson, Dr. Iñigo San Millán, Sebastian Weber, Dr. Andrew Pruitt, Dr. Asker Jeukendrup, Dr. Allen Lim, Dr. Stephen Cheung, and scores more.
Fast Talk Labs Team
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 teams. He holds a master’s in nutrition.
Chief Operating Officer / Chief Product Officer / 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 development for Pearl Izumi and at the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine and the University of Colorado Sports Medicine and Performance Center.
Content Strategist, Fast Talk Laboratories
Emma-Kate Lidbury, known to her friends, family, and colleagues as EK, joined Fast Talk Laboratories in June 2022 as Content Strategist. She is also a former pro triathlete with six Ironman 70.3 titles and two top-10 world championship finishes to her name.
Cycling and Triathlon Coach and Creator of The Craft of Coaching
Joe Friel is the most trusted endurance sports coach in the world.
Dr. Andy Pruitt, EdD
Director of Sports Medicine
Andy Pruitt is an internationally known sports medicine expert, educator, scientist, and inventor.
Dr. Stephen Seiler
Professor in Sport Science, University of Agder
Dr. Stephen Seiler is an exercise physiologist and one of the world’s leading minds in the science of cycling.
Cycling and Triathlon Coach
Grant Holicky is a cycling and triathlon coach who has coached national and world champion athletes in cycling, swimming, and triathlon.
Founder of Alter Exploration and Cofounder of Fast Talk Labs
Chris is a lifelong endurance athlete, explorer, writer, and photographer. He founded Alter Exploration and cofounded Fast Talk Laboratories.
Ryan is an exercise physiologist, sports nutritionist, USA Cycling Level 1 coach and certified skills instructor, and a USA Weightlifting certified strength training coach.
Cycling Coach and Contributor
Julie Young is a sports scientist, cycling coach, and former U.S. National Team member.
Dr. Stephen Cheung
Exercise Physiologist & Senior Research Fellow
Dr. Stephen Cheung is an exercise physiologist, cycling science author, and Professor & Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Kinesiology at Brock University.
Coach and Physiologist
Alan Couzens is the Head Coach, Physiologist, and owner of MAD Science Coaching.