Special Guest: Amber Pierce – Ask a Cycling Coach 193

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Amber Pierce has more than ten years of experience in the pro women’s peloton and more than 60 race wins across 5 continents. She’s incredibly knowledgeable regarding performance, human physiology, and women’s specific issues within the sport of cycling, and we are excited to have her as our special guest! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE • What it’s like to race in the women’s pro peloton • How fast do you have to be to be competitive in women’s racing? • The perks and challenges of racing for a pro team • How to fuel your training • Managing eating disorders as a cyclist • The best way for women to get started in racing • Why Americans have such a hard time with international racing • The role of cognitive load in your performance • How to psychologically recover from a crash • How to balance training with hormonal cycles • Women’s specific equipment More training questions answered here: bit.ly/Training-Questions-Help-Center ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- LINKS MENTIONED IN THE PODCAST • www.AmberPierce.us • National Eating Disorders Association: https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org • ISM Saddles: https://shop-us.ismseat.com/ • Gavilian BFF Bike Bag: https://www.radicalvelo.com/trave/gavilan-bff ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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: www.trainerroad.com/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: bit.ly/Get-Faster-TrainerRoad • Download the TrainerRoad app: bit.ly/Download-TrainerRoad • Browse training plans: bit.ly/TR-Training-Plans ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW TRAINERROAD • Facebook: www.facebook.com/TrainerRd • Instagram: www.instagram.com/TrainerRoad • Twitter: www. twitter.com/TrainerRoad • Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/TrainerRoad

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