Coach Rob is back and he is sharing his experiences of how to participate in group training. Whether you are participating in a clinic, boot camp, training camp or group instructor lead training there is quite a bit to know to make it an effective worthwhile experience.
Electronic drivetrains come up pretty frequently when I talk with my athletes and I recently was asked if Di2 was worth the upgrade over an equivalent mechanical shifting groupset. So let’s explore the ins and out of electronic shifting in this episode of Bench Talk.
It’s Athlete Q and A time! One of my favorite things to do is communicate with athletes and share what we have learned along the way to make our sport and athletic endeavors better. We have all kinds of questions covering where you can find the show, bike fit, doping with baking soda, meditation on the run or ride, FTP tests, other podcasts, hill repeats indoors, the best power meter and smart trainers, running with power and more!
One of the topics that come up often when I talk with my athletes regarding sports nutrition and daily nutrition whether it’s for weight loss or for performance reasons is protein. What types, how much, how often, supplements, timing are just a few of things we talk about on the show today.
This week Coach Rob discusses how planned and unplanned travel can wreck your fitness and what you can do to protect yourself from losing your hard earned gains. Fitness lost takes twice as long to regain so make sure to list to Rob as he talks about how much fitness can be lost from 1-12 weeks of inactivity and several low costs and no cost methods of making sure you don’t lose your fitness when traveling.
One of the biggest challenges that all athletes face is how do I train for what I want to accomplish. So this week Coach Rob covers how to Improving Time To Exhaustion and examples of how to apply it to the ride, the run, and the race.