Pro Stage Race Tips, Altitude and Caloric Burn, Understanding TSS & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 203

Pro Stage Race Tips, Altitude and Caloric Burn, Understanding TSS & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 203

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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

• Stage Race tips from the pros (9:33)
• How to stay focused during a race (17:17)
• Things to know about racing multiple times per day (11:33)
• Is Ribose a good recovery supplement? (19:22)
• How do nitrates and nitrites affect performance? (23:59)
• Are sprints at the end of a workout a bad idea? (30:00)
• How cold weather, swimming, and sodium levels affect hydration (52:19)
• Why does TSS drop in the Specialty Phase? (59:15)
• Why chronic training load is not a good indicator of performance (59:53)
• Understanding calories burned and metabolic efficiency (1:09:36)
• Does altitude affect caloric burn? (1:13:28)
• How to race against an unknown field (1:17:21)
• How to race solo amongst teams (1:21:02)
• What to expect when racing at a lower elevation (1:26:05)
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