Fast Talk Laboratories for USA Cycling Members

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  • Explore the best training: Polarized Training, Interval Training, Advanced Data Analysis
  • Try our new strength training series including in-season workouts.
  • See in-depth guides to Sports Nutrition, Exercise in Heat, and more.
  • Get new workouts every week.
  • Explore our Knowledge Base and enjoy new guides every weekday.
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Training as a Time-Crunched Ultra-Cyclist

We explore how to effectively and efficiently train for ultra-endurance events on limited time.
Continuous Glucose Monitors for Athletes

Continuous Glucose Monitors: Should They Be Allowed in Races?

They’re becoming incredibly popular, but where do CGMs fit into racing? Two elite coaches debate the merits and pitfalls of using wearable glucose monitors in competition.
Closeup of an ultrarunner's shoe as they trek through the mountains

How to Bulletproof Yourself Against Plantar Fasciitis

Chronic heel pain can plague many athletes. With the help of a few therapeutic movements and treatments, you can try to relieve your plantar fasciitis symptoms.
strength training for cyclists

Fast Talk Labs’ Strength Training Series: Warm-Up & Activation Routine

We kick off our new six-week strength training program with this simple warm-up and activation routine that’s designed to get you ready to move and lift.
A cyclist rides a bicycle near Boulder Reservoir in Niwot with trees and Haystack Mountain

Cycling Base Training Pathway

The concept of base training has been a part of endurance training for decades. Laying a foundation of fitness early in the season sets the stage for success later on. With the help of Joe Friel, Dr. Stephen Seiler, and Dr. Andy Pruitt, we explore the how and why of this fundamental aspect of endurance training.

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  • Full benefits of all member levels
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