Episodes
Just because you're getting older, doesn't mean you have to stop training hard - you just have to do it differently.
Published 05/16/22
Published 05/16/22
Sport Scientists Neal Henderson and Mac Cassin explain why learning to pedal very quickly will make you faster and more efficient on all terrain.
Published 05/10/22
Dr. Jinger Gottschall and Mac Cassin are back for Part 2 of our sleep and recovery series. Specifically discussing the factors that influence your sleep quality and giving you a 12-question test to help define your sleep recovery number.
Published 04/29/22
Determining training load—whether for a given workout or a training block— isn't as straightforward as it seems. There is a veritable alphabet soup of measurements out there, including NP, TSS, IF, CTL, ATL, and TSB (just to name a few). Coaches Neal Henderson and Mac Cassin take a look at the different ways of measuring training load to help you better navigate the sea of acronyms and get a deeper sense of just how hard (or easy) those upcoming workouts might be.
Published 04/07/22
Sleep is one of the most important tools for enhancing recovery and improving performance. Wahoo coaches Dr. Jinger Gottschall and Suzie Synder look at the dynamics of sleep, why it's so critical, and serve up some top tips for getting a good night's rest.
Published 04/01/22
The different phases of the menstrual cycle impact the way your body uses the food you put in it, as well as how you hydrate. In this episode, Wahoo coaches Suzie Snyder and Dr. Jinger Gottschall look at fueling and hydration strategies to help you get the most out of your training, no matter what phase of your cycle you're in.
Published 03/25/22
To set successful goals, you first need to know what makes you tick. Wahoo coaches Dr. Jinger Gottschall and Jeff Hoobler look at the impact that your individual personality and personal outlook can have on the goal-setting process. Based on your answers to a series of questions, Jinger and Jeff will give practical recommendations on how to tailor your athletic goals to your specific personality type. So grab a pencil and paper and get ready for a little good old-fashioned introspection.
Published 03/18/22
Before heart rate monitors and power meters, endurance athletes used to train solely by Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE). Wahoo Sports Science coaches Dr. Jinger Gottschall and Mac Cassin look at how RPE works and outline the benefits and the limitations of training by feel.
Published 03/11/22
Most cyclists can produce more power riding outdoors than when training indoors. In this episode, coaches Neal Henderson and Mac Cassin look at the reasons behind this discrepancy, including how the way you ride outside can help identify specific weaknesses and areas for improvement.
Published 03/04/22
Events that span multiple days require special preparation and consideration. Wahoo coaches Mac Cassin and Jeff Hoobler serve up some top tips on how best to tackle your next multi-day race or event.
Published 02/25/22
Using positive mental strategies whether for a week-long training camp or the upcoming Tour of Sufferlandria can make all the difference when the going gets tough. Coaches Suzie Snyder and Jeff Hoobler break down how to use positive mental strategies to get the most out of yourself.
Published 02/18/22
Training overload, whether it's a week-long training camp or the upcoming Tour of Sufferlandria, can have big fitness benefits—as long as you do it right. Coaches Suzie Snyder and Neal Henderson break down how to up your training volume to get the most out of a big week.
Published 02/11/22
To get faster you need to do more than just ride. Wahoo Sports Scientists Jinger Gottschall and Jeff Hoobler take on the subject of strength training for endurance athletes. Spoiler alert: you don't have to get swole to not be slow.
Published 02/04/22
Goal setting is an important aspect of performance, whether you're talking about endurance sports or life in general. Wahoo Sports Science coaches Neal Henderson and Dr. Jinger Gottschall break down the basics of setting clear, SMART goals, on and off the bike.
Published 01/28/22
If you want to get somewhere, you first have to know where you are. Wahoo Sports Scientist Jeff Hoobler and Neal Henderson put fitness testing through its paces. From the different types of testing to key strategies that will help you ace your next assessment.
Published 01/21/22
To ride faster you don't always have to ride harder. In this episode, Wahoo Sports Science coaches Neal Henderson and Mac Cassin reveal some pro tips on how to improve your finishing times without wasting watts.
Published 01/14/22
Let's face it, injuries happen. In this episode, Wahoo Sports Science coaches Mac Cassin and Suzie Snyder talk about the ABCs of how best to get back into training after an injury.
Published 01/07/22
In this very special episode of The Knowledge, coach Neal Henderson is joined by Australian professional cyclist Rohan Dennis. Neal and Rohan have a history working together spanning almost a decade, and share some of the highlights while looking ahead to what's next.
Published 12/31/21
To get the most out of your training, proper warmup is key. In this episode, Wahoo sports scientists Dr. Jinger Gottschall and Mac Cassin share some tips on how to get primed to crush your next workout or event.
Published 12/23/21
Holidays can be a tricky time for athletes. Parties, travel, changes in routine, and…parties make it hard to stay on track. The coaches at Wahoo Sports Science share their top tips for navigating the holiday season so you can make 2022 your best year yet.
Published 12/12/21
Most endurance athletes have heard the terms VO2 and VO2MAX, but what do they really mean? In this episode, coaches Neal Henderson and Mac Cassin breathe some life into this sometimes confusing topic.
Published 12/10/21
Even the most committed athletes miss the occasional workout. In this week's episode, Wahoo sports scientists Mac Cassin and Neal Henderson give practical advice on what to do when life gets in the way of your training.
Published 12/03/21
"It's indoor training season in the northern hemisphere. This week coaches Neal Henderson and Mac Cassin dig into indoor training hardware. They look at the pros and cons of each design to help you choose the indoor trainer that fits your needs, priorities, and budget."
Published 11/25/21
In this episode, Wahoo sports scientists Neal Henderson and Mac Cassin wrap up this three-part series on fueling strategies. This time they're tackling post-workout nutrition to help you get the most out of your training.
Published 11/19/21