Pacelines, Normalized Power, Allergies and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 199


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Pacelines, normalized vs. average power, balancing cravings with race weight, allergies and more. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE • Flying vs. driving to races • How your warmup affects your race • How to manage expectations as a Type A bike racer • Why big racers can be good in hilly races • Mental illness and endurance athletics • How long should you pull in a paceline? • Effective ways to organize a paceline • How you should change your nutrition for different race durations • Why average power is used for PRs instead of Normalized Power • How Normalized Power works • How to time shifts perfectly when sprinting or out of the saddle • How allergies affect performance • Do antihistamines make you slower? • How to train for TTs if you are a triathlete • How to overcome cravings • How to find your ideal weight ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries and tips. • Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals • Get started today: • Download the TrainerRoad app: • Browse training plans: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW TRAINERROAD • Facebook: • Instagram: • Twitter: www. • Strava Club:

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