We talk to former pro and team director Mike Creed about the toll that a long racing season takes on a body.
New science shows that cyclists should consider periodizing their nutrition, much like they periodize their training.
If you are a little baffled by strategies and tactics in the Tour de France, give this episode a listen. We talk to a pro about the finer points.
Our panel discusses ways to stay cool and safe while riding in hot weather.
A live Q&A session, tackling questions on everything from cramping to recovery to Andrew Talansky's chances at the Tour de France.
Though sprinting ability is largely a function of genetics, there are still tons of ways to get more out of your finishing kick.
Joining and then winning from breakaways is as much art as science, as much tactical awareness as strength. Toms Skujins explains how.
Some of us have very complex warm-up rituals. But what are we actually achieving with a pre-race routine? Does it improve performance?
What's the difference between food and fuel? What should you eat on and off the bike? Are expensive nutrition products really worth it?
Which is better, sweet spot or polarized training? To find out, we invited in proponents of each method and explain what they actually mean.
This episode of Fast Talk is all about tactics. We talk to managing editor Chris Case, plus pro guests Ted King and Eric Young.
Don't be fooled. You shouldn't always follow a training plan, and intervals shouldn't always be all-out. Here's why those myths should be busted.
Dr. Philip Goglia describes safe and effective ways to drop weight, how to best fuel your training, and why eating right matters.
Are pros differently from the rest of us? Can you replace lab testing with field testing? These questions and more answered.
Believe it or not, your leg muscles can actually fight against each other while pedalling. Here's how to stop that and get some free watts.
If you think you're tough for riding in the cold without leg warmers, think again. You need to cover up to get the most out of your training.
Bad news: It isn't enough to simply ride your bike for training. In this episode, we explain why weight lifting should be part of your routine.
We try to answer a simple hypothetical: If you have $2,000 to spend and want to ride faster, where should those dollars go?
You thought you could ditch that heart rate strap since you bought a power meter? Think again.
The latest podcast explains how to go from theory to practice. How to structure a week, a month, or a year of training to fit into real life.
We discuss the best way to get the most out of your ride time, and whether it's possible to substitute long, slow base miles with high intensity.
In this first Fast Talk podcast, Connor and Fretz tackle a question you've surely asked yourself: Why aren't you a pro? What makes them different?