Episode 42: How To Get Faster With Hannah Grant - Food Is More Than Fuel

Hannah Grant - Co-Founder of Eat Race Win, joins us on FASTER to discuss how food is more than just food for the body. We talk with Hannah about her time as the team chef for world pro tour team Saxo Bank and how she converted the team mindset to use food to provide comfort, motivate the athletes, build team moral, and improve performance. Listen to Hannah’s amazing story to learn how food can help make you faster.

Coupon Code For Eat Race Win Book: flocycling

Episode 41: Japanese Acupuncture For Chronic Fatigue & Performance Enhancement

Alan Janson - Acupuncturist from Australian Center for Natural Medicine, joins us on FASTER to discuss Japanese Acupuncture and its use in treating chronic fatigue syndrome and improving athletic performance. Western medicine does not have a way to detect chronic fatigue syndrome and the treatment options are limited. Over Alan’s 30 year career he’s helped countless world class athletes overcome chronic fatigue syndrome and go on to perform at their best. Listen to this episode to learn how Japanese acupuncture may get you back on your feet and perform at your best.

Episode 40: How CeramicSpeed Can Make You Faster

Paul Sollenberger, Senior Technical & Educational Specialist of CeramicSpeed, joins us on FASTER to discuss their suite of products. The fastest pro cyclists and triathletes have known for years that CeramicSpeed products give them an advantage over their competitors.. We discuss wheel and bottom bracket bearings, oversized pulley wheels, UFO chains, and their prototype driven drive train. Listen to this episode to learn how small differences to your drive train can make you faster.

Episode 39: How AeroLab Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 50-100

Chris Morton, Co-Founder of AeroLab, joins us on FASTER to discuss their groundbreaking sensor technology. Their sensor technology is being used by some of the industries top brands and athletes, including FLO, to find gains in the real world. The AeroLab sensor was used in the design of the FLO All Sport and Gravel wheels. Learn why AeroLab matters for your fit and product selection, how it works, and just what exactly it is. Listen to this episode to learn how on road testing with AeroLab can make you faster.

Episode 38: How Tires Make You Faster

Watt Points = 40-45

Jay Drunasky, Project Engineer of Kenda Tires, joins us on FASTER to discuss tires. We cover pneumatic engineering, tire construction, hooked vs. hookless, aerodynamics, rolling resistance, and which tires are best for racing. Listen to this episode to learn how to optimize your tires so you can become a faster cyclist.

Episode 37: How Tubeless Makes You Faster

Watt Points = 4

Mike Bush, President of Stan’s No Tubes, joins us on FASTER to discuss the history of tubeless and how tubeless is making its way to the road scene. On the episode, we discuss tires, tubeless tape, sealants, tubeless valves, installation techniques, and much more. Listen to this episode to learn how to make the conversion to tubeless so you can be a faster cyclist.

Episode 36: How Your Gut Microbiome Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 60

Christa Orrechio from The Whole Journey joins us on the show. During this episode, we’ll discuss the gut microbiome and its critical role in our health and performance as athletes. Listen to this episode to learn how improving the health of your gut microbiome can help you become a healthier, faster cyclist.

Episode 35: How A Virtual Wind Tunnel You Faster

Watt Points = 50

Andrew Buckrell from 4iiii joins us on the show. During this episode, we’ll discuss the virtual wind tunnel technology that Andrew and his team have developed. Learn how using an iPad and a 3d scanner can help you become a faster cyclist. Listening to the advice In this episode can add 50 watts to your FTP.

Episode 34: Can A Skin Lotion Make You Faster?

Watt Points = 15

Jeff Byers, the co-founder of AMP Human and manufacturer of PR Lotion joins us on the show. During this episode, we’ll discover how PR Lotion’s patented absorption technology provides your body with an essential electrolyte that will help you become a faster cyclist.

Episode 33: How A Muscle Oxygen Sensor Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 30

Dan Wiese and Alessandro Babini from HUMON join us on the show to discuss what muscle oxygen is, how it’s different from power and heart rate, and how you can use it to become a faster cyclist.

Episode 32: How The Right Equipment Can Make You Faster With Nick Salazar

Watt Points = 40

Nick Salazar discusses the difference between rim brakes and disc brakes, wheels, frame design, and aerobar design. If you are wondering how your equipment can make you faster, this episode is for you.

Episode 31: Using Diet To Improve Your Fat Max Wattage With Bob Seebohar

Watt Points = 84

Bob Seebohar helps athletes learn how to become better fat burners with great diet and exercise advice. If you want to lose fat, increase muscle, and improve your body’s ability to use fat for energy this episode is for you.

Episode 30: How To Improve Your Fat Max Wattage With Steve Neal

Watt Points = 100

Steve Neal has served as the Ontario provincial mountain bike coach and has led many cyclists to national titles. In this episode, we will expand on our last interview with Steve—episode 27—and have an in-depth discussion on Fat Max wattage. Learn what Fat Max wattage is, how to improve, how it can make you faster, and much more. By listening to the advice in this episode you can add 100 watts to your "Fat Max" wattage.

Episode 29: Can AltRed's Patented Beet Extract Make You Faster?

Watt Points = 9

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

Episode 28: How Today's Plan Analytic Software Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 40

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.

Episode 27: Finding Your Athletic Potential With Steve Neal

Watt Points = 100

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!

Episode 26: Men's Health With Urologist Dr. Mori

Watt Points = 15

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.

Related Articles And Links

Episode 25: Is a Ketogenic Or Banting Diet Ideal For Cycling?

Watt Points = 15-30

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.

Episode 24: Aerodynamics With Tom Anhalt

Watt Points = 20

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.

Episode 23: Rolling Resistance With Tom Anhalt

Watt Points = 48

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.

Episode 22: Tubeless Tires With Josh Poertner

Watt Points = 30

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.

Episode 21: Tires And Tire Pressure With Josh Poertner

Watt Points = 30

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.

Episode 20: Going Faster On Gravel

Watt Points = 20-30

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.

Episode 19: How To Control Your Body Temperature

Watt Points = 15

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.

Episode 18: How To Train And Race At Altitude

Watt Points = 5-10

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.

Episode 17: Aero Expert Jim Manton Will Make You Faster

Watt Points = 100+

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.

Episode 16: Pregnancy And Endurance Sports

Watt Points = Return To Pre-Pregnancy Fitness

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.

Episode 15: Top Tips To Qualify For Kona

Watt Points = N/A

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.

Episode 14: Breaking The 9-Hour Barrier At The Leadville 100 MTB

Watt Points = 45

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.

Episode 13: Polarized Training - A Detailed Look

Watt Points = 15

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.

Episode 12: Cycling-Mathematician Ryan Cooper Will Make You Faster

Watt Points = 60

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.

Episode 11: Movement - Move Better To Go Faster

Watt Points = 10-15

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.

Episode 10: Genetics - Analyze Your DNA To Go Faster

Watt Points = 23

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.

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

Watt Points = 45-60

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.

Episode 8: How To Eat On And Off The Bike To Go Faster

Watt Points = 80

Nutrition expert Dr. Stacy Sims 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.

Episode 7: How Analyzing Your Sweat Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 30-90

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.

Episode 6: Is How You Sleep Slowing You Down?

Watt Points = 15-75

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.

Episode 5: Use Proper Recovery To Become A Faster Cyclist

Watt Points = 30

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.

Episode 4: Using A Sports Science Lab To Get Faster

Watt Points = 15-45

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.

Episode 3: Staying Healthy And Preventing Injury With Revo PT

Watt Points = 10-12

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.

Episode 2: Personal Coaching and Strength Training with Highland Training

Watt Points = 7-10

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.

Episode 1: Getting Faster With TrainerRoad

Watt Points = 10-50

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.

Episode 42: Getting Faster With Hannah Grant - Food Is More Than Fuel

Watt Points = 20-40

Hannah Grant - Co-Founder of Eat Race Win, joins us on FASTER to discuss how food is more than just food for the body. We talk with Hannah about her time as the team chef for world pro tour team Saxo Bank and how she converted the team mindset to use food to provide comfort, motivate the athletes, build team moral, and improve performance. Listen to Hannah’s amazing story to learn how food can help make you faster.

Coupon Code For Eat Race Win Book: flocycling

Episode 41: Japanese Acupuncture For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Performance Enhancement

Watt Points = 15

Alan Janson - Acupuncturist from Australian Center for Natural Medicine, joins us on FASTER to discuss Japanese Acupuncture and its use in treating chronic fatigue syndrome and improving athletic performance. Western medicine does not have a way to detect chronic fatigue syndrome and the treatment options are limited. Over Alan’s 30 year career he’s helped countless world class athletes overcome chronic fatigue syndrome and go on to perform at their best. Listen to this episode to learn how Japanese acupuncture may get you back on your feet and perform at your best.

Episode 40: How CeramicSpeed Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 12-20

Paul Sollenberger, Senior Technical & Educational Specialist of CeramicSpeed, joins us on FASTER to discuss their suite of products. The fastest pro cyclists and triathletes have known for years that CeramicSpeed products give them an advantage over their competitors.. We discuss wheel and bottom bracket bearings, oversized pulley wheels, UFO chains, and their prototype driven drive train. Listen to this episode to learn how small differences to your drive train can make you faster.

Episode 39: How AeroLab Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 50-100

Chris Morton, Co-Founder of AeroLab, joins us on FASTER to discuss their groundbreaking sensor technology. Their sensor technology is being used by some of the industries top brands and athletes, including FLO, to find gains in the real world. The AeroLab sensor was used in the design of the FLO All Sport and Gravel wheels. Learn why AeroLab matters for your fit and product selection, how it works, and just what exactly it is. Listen to this episode to learn how on road testing with AeroLab can make you faster.

Episode 38: How Tires Make You Faster

Watt Points = 40-45

Jay Drunasky, Project Engineer of Kenda Tires, joins us on FASTER to discuss tires. We cover pneumatic engineering, tire construction, hooked vs. hookless, aerodynamics, rolling resistance, and which tires are best for racing. Listen to this episode to learn how to optimize your tires so you can become a faster cyclist.

Episode 37: How Tubeless Makes You Faster

Watt Points = 4

Mike Bush, President of Stan’s No Tubes, joins us on FASTER to discuss the history of tubeless and how tubeless is making its way to the road scene. On the episode, we discuss tires, tubeless tape, sealants, tubeless valves, installation techniques, and much more. Listen to this episode to learn how to make the conversion to tubeless so you can be a faster cyclist.

Episode 36: How Your Gut Microbiome Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 60

Christa Orrechio from The Whole Journey joins us on the show. During this episode, we’ll discuss the gut microbiome and its critical role in our health and performance as athletes. Listen to this episode to learn how improving the health of your gut microbiome can help you become a healthier, faster cyclist.

Episode 35: How A Virtual Wind Tunnel You Faster

Watt Points = 50

Andrew Buckrell from 4iiii joins us on the show. During this episode, we’ll discuss the virtual wind tunnel technology that Andrew and his team have developed. Learn how using an iPad and a 3d scanner can help you become a faster cyclist. Listening to the advice In this episode can add 50 watts to your FTP.

Episode 34: Can A Skin Lotion Make You Faster?

Watt Points = 15

Jeff Byers, the co-founder of AMP Human and manufacturer of PR Lotion joins us on the show. During this episode, we’ll discover how PR Lotion’s patented absorption technology provides your body with an essential electrolyte that will help you become a faster cyclist.

Episode 33: How A Muscle Oxygen Sensor Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 30

Dan Wiese and Alessandro Babini from HUMON join us on the show to discuss what muscle oxygen is, how it’s different from power and heart rate, and how you can use it to become a faster cyclist.

Episode 32: How The Right Equipment Can Make You Faster With Nick Salazar

Watt Points = 40

Nick Salazar discusses the difference between rim brakes and disc brakes, wheels, frame design, and aerobar design. If you are wondering how your equipment can make you faster, this episode is for you.

Episode 31: Using Diet To Improve Your Fat Max Wattage With Bob Seebohar

Watt Points = 84

Bob Seebohar helps athletes learn how to become better fat burners with great diet and exercise advice. If you want to lose fat, increase muscle, and improve your body’s ability to use fat for energy this episode is for you.

Episode 30: How To Improve Your Fat Max Wattage With Steve Neal

Watt Points = 100

Steve Neal has served as the Ontario provincial mountain bike coach and has led many cyclists to national titles. In this episode, we will expand on our last interview with Steve—episode 27—and have an in-depth discussion on Fat Max wattage. Learn what Fat Max wattage is, how to improve, how it can make you faster, and much more. By listening to the advice in this episode you can add 100 watts to your "Fat Max" wattage.

Episode 29: Can AltRed's Patented Beet Extract Make You Faster?

Watt Points = 9

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

Episode 28: How Today's Plan Analytic Software Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 40

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.

Episode 27: Finding Your Athletic Potential With Steve Neal

Watt Points = 100

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!

Episode 26: Men's Health With Urologist Dr. Mori

Watt Points = 15

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.

Related Articles And Links

Episode 25: Is a Ketogenic Or Banting Diet Ideal For Cycling?

Watt Points = 15-30

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.

Episode 24: Aerodynamics With Tom Anhalt

Watt Points = 20

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.

Episode 23: Rolling Resistance With Tom Anhalt

Watt Points = 48

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.

Episode 22: Tubeless Tires With Josh Poertner

Watt Points = 30

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.

Episode 21: Tires And Tire Pressure With Josh Poertner

Watt Points = 30

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.

Episode 20: Going Faster On Gravel

Watt Points = 20-30

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.

Episode 19: How To Control Your Body Temperature

Watt Points = 15

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.

Episode 18: How To Train And Race At Altitude

Watt Points = 5-10

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.

Episode 17: Aero Expert Jim Manton Will Make You Faster

Watt Points = 100+

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.

Episode 16: Pregnancy And Endurance Sports

Watt Points = Return To Pre-Pregnancy Fitness

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.

Episode 15: Top Tips To Qualify For Kona

Watt Points = N/A

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.

Episode 14: Breaking The 9-Hour Barrier At The Leadville 100 MTB

Watt Points = 45

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.

Episode 13: Polarized Training - A Detailed Look

Watt Points = 15

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.

Episode 12: Cycling-Mathematician Ryan Cooper Will Make You Faster

Watt Points = 60

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.

Episode 11: Movement - Move Better To Go Faster

Watt Points = 10-15

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.

Episode 10: Genetics - Analyze Your DNA To Go Faster

Watt Points = 23

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.

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

Watt Points = 45-60

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.

Episode 8: How To Eat On And Off The Bike To Go Faster

Watt Points = 80

Nutrition expert Dr. Stacy Sims 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.

Episode 7: How Analyzing Your Sweat Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 30-90

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.

Episode 6: Is How You Sleep Slowing You Down?

Watt Points = 15-75

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.

Episode 5: Use Proper Recovery To Become A Faster Cyclist

Watt Points = 30

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.

Episode 4: Using A Sports Science Lab To Get Faster

Watt Points = 15-45

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.

Episode 3: Staying Healthy And Preventing Injury With Revo PT

Watt Points = 10-12

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.

Episode 2: Personal Coaching and Strength Training with Highland Training

Watt Points = 7-10

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.

Episode 1: Getting Faster With TrainerRoad

Watt Points = 10-50

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.

Episode 42: Getting Faster With Hannah Grant - Food Is More Than Fuel

Watt Points = 20-40

Hannah Grant - Co-Founder of Eat Race Win, joins us on FASTER to discuss how food is more than just food for the body. We talk with Hannah about her time as the team chef for world pro tour team Saxo Bank and how she converted the team mindset to use food to provide comfort, motivate the athletes, build team moral, and improve performance. Listen to Hannah’s amazing story to learn how food can help make you faster.

 

Episode 41: Japanese Acupuncure For Chronic Fatigue & Performance Enhancement

Watt Points = 15

Alan Janson - Acupuncturist from Australian Center for Natural Medicine, joins us on FASTER to discuss Japanese Acupuncture and its use in treating chronic fatigue syndrome and improving athletic performance. Western medicine does not have a way to detect chronic fatigue syndrome and the treatment options are limited. Over Alan’s 30 year career he’s helped countless world class athletes overcome chronic fatigue syndrome and go on to perform at their best. Listen to this episode to learn how Japanese acupuncture may get you back on your feet and perform at your best.

Episode 40: How CeramicSpeed Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 12-20

Paul Sollenberger, Senior Technical & Educational Specialist of CeramicSpeed, joins us on FASTER to discuss their suite of products. The fastest pro cyclists and triathletes have known for years that CeramicSpeed products give them an advantage over their competitors.. We discuss wheel and bottom bracket bearings, oversized pulley wheels, UFO chains, and their prototype driven drive train. Listen to this episode to learn how small differences to your drive train can make you faster.

Episode 39: How AeroLab Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 50-100

Chris Morton, Co-Founder of AeroLab, joins us on FASTER to discuss their groundbreaking sensor technology. Their sensor technology is being used by some of the industries top brands and athletes, including FLO to find gains in the real world. The AeroLab sensor was used in the design of the FLO All Sport and Gravel wheels. Learn why AeroLab matters for your fit and product selection, how it works, and just what exactly it is. Listen to this episode to learn how on road testing with AeroLab can make you faster.

Episode 38: How Tires Make You Faster

Watt Points = 40-45

Jay Drunasky, Project Engineer of Kenda Tires, joins us on FASTER to discuss tires. We cover pneumatic engineering, tire construction, hooked vs. hookless, aerodynamics, rolling resistance, and which tires are best for racing. Listen to this episode to learn how to optimize your tires so you can become a faster cyclist.

Episode 37: How Tubeless Makes You Faster

Watt Points = 4

Mike Bush, President of Stan’s No Tubes, joins us on FASTER to discuss the history of tubeless and how tubeless is making its way to the road scene. On the episode, we discuss tires, tubeless tape, sealants, tubeless valves, installation techniques, and much more. Listen to this episode to learn how to make the conversion to tubeless so you can be a faster cyclist.

Episode 36: How Your Gut Microbiome Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 60

Christa Orrechio from The Whole Journey joins us on the show. During this episode, we’ll discuss the gut microbiome and its critical role in our health and performance as athletes. Listen to this episode to learn how improving the health of your gut microbiome can help you become a healthier, faster cyclist.

Episode 35: How A Virtual Wind Tunnel You Faster

Watt Points = 50

Andrew Buckrell from 4iiii joins us on the show. During this episode, we’ll discuss the virtual wind tunnel technology that Andrew and his team have developed. Learn how using an iPad and a 3d scanner can help you become a faster cyclist. Listening to the advice In this episode can add 50 watts to your FTP.

Episode 34: Can A Skin Lotion Make You Faster?

Watt Points = 15

Jeff Byers, the co-founder of AMP Human and manufacturer of PR Lotion joins us on the show. During this episode, we’ll discover how PR Lotion’s patented absorption technology provides your body with an essential electrolyte that will help you become a faster cyclist.

Episode 33: How A Muscle Oxygen Sensor Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 30

Dan Wiese and Alessandro Babini from HUMON join us on the show to discuss what muscle oxygen is, how it’s different from power and heart rate, and how you can use it to become a faster cyclist.

Episode 32: How The Right Equipment Can Make You Faster With Nick Salazar

Watt Points = 40

Nick Salazar discusses the difference between rim brakes and disc brakes, wheels, frame design, and aerobar design. If you are wondering how your equipment can make you faster, this episode is for you.

Episode 31: Using Diet To Improve Your Fat Max Wattage With Bob Seebohar

Watt Points = 84

Bob Seebohar helps athletes learn how to become better fat burners with great diet and exercise advice. If you want to lose fat, increase muscle, and improve your body’s ability to use fat for energy this episode is for you.

Episode 30: How To Improve Your Fat Max Wattage With Steve Neal

Watt Points = 100

Steve Neal has served as the Ontario provincial mountain bike coach and has led many cyclists to national titles. In this episode, we will expand on our last interview with Steve—episode 27—and have an in-depth discussion on Fat Max wattage. Learn what Fat Max wattage is, how to improve, how it can make you faster, and much more. By listening to the advice in this episode you can add 100 watts to your "Fat Max" wattage.

Episode 29: Can AltRed's Patented Beet Extract Make You Faster?

Watt Points = 9

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

Episode 28: How Today's Plan Analytic Software Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 40

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.

Episode 27: Finding Your Athletic Potential With Steve Neal

Watt Points = 100

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!

Episode 26: Men's Health With Urologist Dr. Mori

Watt Points = 15

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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Episode 25: Is a Ketogenic Or Banting Diet Ideal For Cycling?

Watt Points = 15-30

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.

Episode 24: Aerodynamics With Tom Anhalt

Watt Points = 20

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.

Episode 23: Rolling Resistance With Tom Anhalt

Watt Points = 48

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.

Episode 22: Tubeless Tires With Josh Poertner

Watt Points = 30

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.

Episode 21: Tires And Tire Pressure With Josh Poertner

Watt Points = 30

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.

Episode 20: Going Faster On Gravel

Watt Points = 20-30

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.

Episode 19: How To Control Your Body Temperature

Watt Points = 15

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.

Episode 18: How To Train And Race At Altitude

Watt Points = 5-10

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.

Episode 17: Aero Expert Jim Manton Will Make You Faster

Watt Points = 100+

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.

Episode 16: Pregnancy And Endurance Sports

Watt Points = Return To Pre-Pregnancy Fitness

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.

Episode 15: Top Tips To Qualify For Kona

Watt Points = N/A

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.

Episode 14: Breaking The 9-Hour Barrier At The Leadville 100 MTB

Watt Points = 45

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.

Episode 13: Polarized Training - A Detailed Look

Watt Points = 15

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.

Episode 12: Cycling-Mathematician Ryan Cooper Will Make You Faster

Watt Points = 60

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.

Episode 11: Movement - Move Better To Go Faster

Watt Points = 10-15

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.

Episode 10: Genetics - Analyze Your DNA To Go Faster

Watt Points = 23

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.

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

Watt Points = 45-60

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.

Episode 8: How To Eat On And Off The Bike To Go Faster

Watt Points = 80

Nutrition expert Dr. Stacy Sims 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.

Episode 7: How Analyzing Your Sweat Can Make You Faster

Watt Points = 30-90

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.

Episode 6: Is How You Sleep Slowing You Down?

Watt Points = 15-75

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.

Episode 5: Use Proper Recovery To Become A Faster Cyclist

Watt Points = 30

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.

Episode 4: Using A Sports Science Lab To Get Faster

Watt Points = 15-45

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.

Episode 3: Staying Healthy And Preventing Injury With Revo PT

Watt Points = 10-12

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.

Episode 2: Personal Coaching and Strength Training with Highland Training

Watt Points = 7-10

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.

Episode 1: Getting Faster With TrainerRoad

Watt Points = 10-50

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.