How to Win a World Cup Race, Cooling, Protein & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 206
What it takes to win a World Cup STXC race, a deep dive on how the body cools itself, how cyclists should be using protein and BCAA, and much more in Episode 206 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
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Topics covered in this episode
- (2:50) Chloe Woodruff’s World Cup STXC win!
- (5:45) Advice for cyclists with diabetes
- (10:20) How to pace an ultra-distance race
- (15:40) Why more people should do low-volume plans
- (21:35) Hacks and tips for fitting in training with a busy schedule
- (31:00) Do topical skin products affect cooling?
- (33:40) A deep dive on cooling
- (44:05) Are baselayers effective?
- (48:30) A deep dive on protein and BCAA for cyclists
- (1:05:00) Understanding race prioritization
- (1:11:55) Returning from a crash
- (1:32:35) When should you use solid foods on the bike?
- (1:40:10) How to be fast for an entire race series
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