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AltRed owner, Jeff Van Drunen, joins us on the show to discuss their patented beet extract supplement. Listen to learn how this supplement can help improve performance and recovery.

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Benji Marshall from Today's Plan joins us on the show to tell us how cycling analytics software can help you get the most out of your training. We'll also learn how this software can streamline the communication between you and your coach.

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Steve Neal has served as the Ontario provincial mountain bike coach and has led many cyclists to national titles. In this episode we will discuss how working with a personal coach can help you reach your potential. We’ll also learn why FTP might not be the best metric for predicting performance. This episode is full of excellent advice on how to become a faster cyclist in all disciplines. If you ride on the pavement or on the dirt, this episode is for you!

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Disclaimer: Comments are informational and not meant to be individual medical advice, and for that listeners should seek the opinion of their own physicians.

Dr. Mori is a Urologist who specializes in reconstructive surgery and is an endurance sports enthusiast. During this episode, Dr. Mori discusses men’s health topics including saddle selection, healthy testosterone levels, erectile dysfunction, and much more. If you are a male cyclist, this episode is for you.

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Dr. Noakes is The author of The Lore of Running, Waterlogged, The Lore of Nutrition, and the developer of the central governor theory. Dr. Noakes' most recent work is centered around how humans can use nutrition to achieve optimal health. Listen to this episode to learn how the Ketogenic or Banting diet can help increase your health, and learn if it is the ideal diet for cycling performance.

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Episode 24: Aerodynamics With Tom Anhalt

Guest: Tom Anhalt

Watt Points: 20

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Engineering expert and Blather 'bout Bikes author Tom Anhalt has an in-depth discussion about aerodynamics. Be sure to listen to part 1 of this episode to hear Tom discuss rolling resistance.

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Episode 23: Rolling Resistance With Tom Anhalt

Guest: Tom Anhalt

Watt Points: 48

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Engineering expert and Blather 'bout Bikes author Tom Anhalt has an in-depth discussion about rolling resistance. Be sure to listen to part 2 of this episode to hear Tom discuss aerodynamics.

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Episode 22: Tubeless Tires With Josh Poertner

Guest: Josh Poertner

Watt Points: 30

In This Episode

Engineering genius Josh Poertner has an in-depth discussion on tubeless tires. Be sure to listen to part 1 of this episode to hear Josh discuss tires and tire pressure.

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Engineering genius Josh Poertner has an in-depth discussion on tires and tire pressure. Be sure to listen to part 2 of this episode to hear Josh discuss tubeless tires.

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Episode 20: Going Faster On Gravel

Guest: Neil Shirley

Watt Points: 20-30

In This Episode

2015 Gravel World Champion Neil Shirley discusses everything new gravel riders need to get started and helps experienced riders go faster. If you like gravel, this episode if for you.

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Episode 19: How To Control Your Body Temperature

Guest: Dr. Douglas Casa from UCONN’s Korey Stringer Institute

Watt Points: 15

In This Episode

Thermoregulation expert Dr. Douglas Casa discusses everything you need to know about training and racing in hot and cold weather. Dr. Casa also discusses how to stay safe in extreme conditions and what to do if trouble strikes.

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Episode 18: How To Train And Race At Altitude

Guest: Dr. Robert Chapman

Watt Points: 5-10

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Dr. Robert Chapman is an altitude expert from USA track and field. During this episode, we discuss altitude training camps, how to race at elevation, and much more.

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Jim Manton has been named one of the best bike fitters in the world and has more than 12,000 bike fits under his belt. Jim is also an aerodynamics expert and uses the track aero system by Alphamantis to optimize athlete’s fit on the velodrome. During this episode, we discuss how bike fit, track testing, and intelligent component selection can help you become a faster cyclist.

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Episode 16: Pregnancy And Endurance Sports

Guest: OBGYN Dr. Byun

Watt Points: Return To Pre-Pregnancy Fitness

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OBGYN Dr. Byun discusses everything women and their partners need to know about training for endurance sports before, during, and after pregnancy. Dr. Byun is also a triathlete and uses her endurance sports experience to give listeners advice on keeping themselves and their babies healthy. Following the advice in this episode can help endurance sports moms have a healthy return to sport and attain pre-pregnancy levels of fitness. It will also give endurance sports fathers some tips on how to best support their partners.

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Episode 15: Top Tips To Qualify For Kona

Guest: Jimmy Seear, Emmet Kelly, and Rachael Norfleet

Watt Points: -

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Jimmy Seear from Ventum, and top age groupers Emmet Kelly and Rachael Norfleet give their best advice on how to qualify for the Ironman World Championships in Kona. Listen to this episode if racing on the Big Island is on your bucket list.

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Nate Pearson, the owner of TrainerRoad, talks about his day racing the Leadville 100 MTB. Nate defines himself as someone who is not a natural endurance athlete. During this episode, Nate discusses all of the steps he took to break the 9-hour barrier at Leadville to take home the coveted Big-Belt-Buckle. Use the advice in this episode to go faster at your next ultra-endurance event. Listening to this episode can save you 45 watts.

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Episode 13: Polarized Training - A Detailed Look

Guest: Dr. Stephen Seiler

Watt Points: 15

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Dr. Seiler from the University of Agder in Norway explains the specifics of polarized training. Dr. Seiler has been studying the polarized method for more than 20 years and is considered one of the topics leading experts. Following the advice in this episode can save you 15 watts.

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Ryan Cooper from Best Bike Split is a math wizard who uses his algorithms to help Pro-Tour cycling teams get faster. In this episode Ryan explains how you can make better decisions when it comes to bike fit, pacing, and gear selection. Following the advice in this episode can save you 60 watts.

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Episode 11: Movement - Move Better To Go Faster

Guest: Max Jones

Watt Points: 10-15

In This Episode

Movement expert Max Jones discusses how optimizing your movement patterns can make you faster. Listening to the advice in this episode could add 10-15 watts to your FTP.

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Episode 10: Genetics - Analyze Your DNA To Go Faster

Guest: Dr. Jessica Knurick

Watt Points: 23

In This Episode

Dr. Jessica Knurick discusses how learning about your genetics with RunDNA can make you faster. Following the advice in this episode can save you 23 watts.

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Episode 9: Sports Psychology - Master Your Mind To Go Faster

Guests: Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson

Watt Points: 45-60

In This Episode

Dr. Simon Marshall and pro triathlete Lesley Paterson discuss their new book and how a healthy mindset can make you faster. Following the advice in this episode can save you 45-60 watts.

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Nutrition expert Dr. Stacy Sim dishes out nutrition advice for cyclists based on her experience working with pro tour cycling teams. By following the advice in this podcast you can add 80 watts to your FTP.

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Episode 7: How Analyzing Your Sweat Can Make You Faster

Guests: Darryl Griffiths

Watt Points: 30-90

In This Episode

Sweat and nutrition expert Darryl Griffiths discusses how studying your sweat can make you faster and solve nutrition problems. By following the advice in this podcast you can add 30-90 watts to your FTP.

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Episode 6: Is How You Sleep Slowing You Down?

Guests: Dr. Chris Winter

Watt Points: 15-75

In This Episode

Sleep expert Dr. Winter discuss how to improve athletic performance with sleep, helps to bust common sleep myths, explains how to improve your sleep, and much more. By following the advice in this podcast you can add 15-75 watts to your FTP.

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Episode 5: Use Proper Recovery To Become A Faster Cyclist

Guests: Jeff Hunt and Matthew Weatherley-White

Watt Points: 30

In This Episode

Restwise founders Jeff Hunt and Matthew Weatherly-White discuss overtraining, the importance of proper recovery, and using Restwise to become a faster cyclist. By following the advice in this podcast you can add 30 watts to your FTP.

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Episode 4: Using A Sports Science Lab To Get Faster

Guests: Tedd Girouard and Dr. John Mercer

Watt Points: 15-45

In This Episode

UNLV Professors Tedd Girouard and Dr. John Mercer discuss how you can use blood lactate testing, V02 Max, and other technology to become a faster cyclist. By following the advice in this podcast you can add 15-45 watts to your FTP.

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Episode 3: Staying Healthy And Preventing Injury With Revo PT

Guests: Dr. Dane DeLozier and Dr. Matthew Smith

Watt Points: 10-12

In This Episode

Dr. Dane DeLozier and Dr. Matthew Smith discuss how physical therapy, injury prevention, and bike fit with surface EMG can help you become a faster cyclist. By following the advice in this episode you could add 10-12 watts to your FTP.

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Coach Mike Schultz discusses how personal coaching and strength training can help you become a faster cyclist. By following the advice in this episode you could add 7-10 watts to your FTP.

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Episode 1: Getting Faster With TrainerRoad

Guest: Jonathan Lee

Watt Points: 10-50

In This Episode

Coach Jonathan Lee talks about how you can use the TrainerRoad app to become a faster cyclist. By following the advice in this episode, you could add 10-50 watts to your FTP.

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