Peak Fitness, All-Out Efforts, Elevation Training and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 311

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How to reach and maintain peak fitness for as long as possible, how many all-out efforts does a rider have each year, how to use elevation training and heat training to get faster and much more in Episode 311 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!

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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

- Intro 0:03

- How long can you sustain peak fitness? 3:52

- How to prioritize events and why it’s important 6:22

- How to perform well year-round 11:01

- How much of peaking is physical vs. mental? 12:46

- Why chronically maintaining a caloric deficit can be dangerous 30:01

- How to fuel recovery rides? 36:11

- How to balance food choices and getting enough calories 47:02

- What impact do team kits have on race tactics? 1:13:12

- Can heat training replace altitude training? 1:17:31

- How to use elevation training to get faster 1:22:46

- Do you have a finite number of “all-out” efforts? 1:31:05

- Is there a cost to overshooting your power targets when training? 1:38:05

- Live questions and answers 1:48:53

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BLOG ARTICLES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

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- Conquering Disordered Eating with Alex Sandilands - https://bit.ly/3cdrvSw

- Heat Training and Endurance Performance with Dr. Chris Minson - https://bit.ly/3cimbxg

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