Episodes
Espen Aareskjold, coach of Uno-X Pro Cycling, talks with Dr. Seiler about how they develop some of the best cyclists in the world.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 12/01/22
We explore what happens to our bodies when we stop training for a period of time and address how to successfully navigate the effects of detraining. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 11/23/22
Published 11/23/22
The former pro triathlete and managing editor of Triathlete joins the podcast and talks with us about what brought her to Fast Talk Labs.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 11/17/22
We live in an era of data overload, so knowing how to interpret that data is key. Alan Couzens talks with us about how neural networks may be that answer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 11/10/22
Coach Lauren Vallee talks with us about how cyclists and runners can incorporate the other sport into their training, not only to improve health, but to increase their performance.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 11/03/22
USA Cycling’s head of coach development joins us to answer questions about training, coaching, why young riders are winning Grand Tours, and plenty more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 10/27/22
In this week’s show, we talk about whether gravel racing can save North American racing, if adding a Zwift race to your interval work is still good training, and techniques our hosts use to keep in balance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 10/20/22
Talking to us from the Big Island of Hawaii, we chat with Coach Ryan Bolton on all things Kona and get his expert analysis on some epic record-breaking racing.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 10/13/22
In this second part of a limited series recorded by Dr. Stephen Seiler, he gives the history of exercise physiology research and answers many questions about why research is the way it is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 10/06/22
Whether you’re a roadie, a mountain biker or a triathlete, the unique demands of cyclocross mean it can make you better at your preferred discipline. On this week’s show we chat with cyclocross experts Grant Holicky and Stephen Hyde about the many benefits of ‘cross. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/29/22
Physiologist Rob Pickels nerds out with Trevor Connor on four recent studies that span a wide range of topics, from the benefits of percussive massagers for strength work to the impact of pregnancy on elite runners. Tune in to find out more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/22/22
Neuroscience isn’t an exciting term, but it can be one of the most important factors in how well our muscles perform. We talk about this fascinating connection between mind and body with Dr. Scott Frey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/15/22
In this week’s show, we talk about whether there is a benefit to angling our hoods, long thresholds vs. short thresholds, and what extreme measures we have gone to for racing or training. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/08/22
"Women are not small men" is a phrase synonymous with Stacy Sims—and in this show, we find out exactly what that means. Tune in to learn just how important it is for coaches and female athletes to adapt training so that women’s physiology can be used to harness their strengths—not hinder them—throughout their athletic lives.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/01/22
This is our first episode of a limited series recorded with Dr. Stephen Seiler. In this episode, Seiler explains his history, then talks about something near and dear to him and all of us: the heart. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 08/25/22
How do you reach the podium in not one sport, but three—and all in the same season? We chat with McBride and their coach, Mateo Mercur, to find out more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 08/18/22
In this week’s show, we talk about marginal gains in the Tour, how best to approach training races, and what to do if you encounter an emergency mid-ride.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 08/11/22
Threshold and VO2 Max intervals are two of the most common workouts for endurance athletes. However, what is the difference between the two, and how do you best execute each one? We dissect these questions with coach Hunter Allen.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 08/04/22
We explore the past, present, and future of coach education with Joe Friel and Jon Tarkington. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 07/28/22
Not everything that happens to us at altitude is positive, nor do we all respond the same way. We discuss the ins and outs of altitude camps, and how to make sure you benefit from them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 07/21/22
Road racing has been on a decline, while virtual racing has been accelerating as a legitimate type of racing. We discuss what this means for both sports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 07/14/22
Our hosts continue their potluck discussion and talk about what’s the ideal mental state for performance, whether we should be consistent with our intervals or not, and why failure is so important for an athlete to experience.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 07/07/22
We discuss the difference between nutrition and fueling, and why focusing on performance versus health can lead to different dietary choices. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 06/30/22
We discuss sweat rates, sodium & other electrolyte losses, general guidelines, and how everyone's sweat rates vary with Dr. Robert Kenefick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 06/23/22