Losing Fitness, Raising Power with Nutrition, Aero vs. Power and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 309

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Detraining happens any time we decrease training stimulus, but how quickly does it happen, how can you retain as much fitness as possible, and how should you adjust your race strategy as a result? Join us for a deep dive into this and many other topics in Episode 309 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. ---------------------------------------------- BLOG ARTICLES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

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How quickly do you lose fitness and what kind do you lose first?

How to adjust your race tactics if you aren’t fit

Getting the most from a slow group ride

The hosts’ analysis on the first MTB World Cups

What contributes to an exceptional performance

Why Loana Lecomte is so good

Heart Rate vs. Power vs. RPE

Flexibility vs. Mobility

What is more important: aero or power?

How to find the ideal TT position

How gaining weight may make you faster

How to gain weight but still keep your power to weight ratio

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