Team Camp Special: Team Marc Pro Cycling – Ask a Cycling Coach 148

Team Camp Special: Team Marc Pro Cycling – Ask a Cycling Coach 148

In the second part of our mini-series on training camps we spoke with Team Marc Pro Cycling on how they use team camps to get faster, and dug into team roles and stage racing tactics and strategy. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE • The difference between crit and road race focused teams • How to bond as a team with training • How to use a training camp right before a goal race • How to use a training camp to start your season • How to use a team camp if you are coming back from injury • The different purposes of a team camp • How to rank team mates during a team camp • How fast are pro cyclists compare to average joes • How to decide team roles with a fitness test • How to prep for big stage races • Heat acclimation for hot racing • Is competition bad within a team? • How to race an unfamiliar race • What a GC rider should do on a sprint stage • How to read a race with new racers • How to adjust your race strategy on the fly • Why foreign riders can be at a disadvantage in TTs • How to recon a foreign race • What you should do right after a race • Stage race nutrition • How many calories do pro cyclists burn • How to maintain mental fortitude during a stage race ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- GET FASTER WITH TRAINERROAD Every indoor workout you complete using the TrainerRoad app is based on power and calibrated to your personal fitness level. Along with a vast library of structured workouts, you also get access to training plans that tell you exactly what to do to achieve your unique fitness and race goals. It’s power-based training in its most sophisticated and guided form. • Get started today: • Download the TrainerRoad app: • Browse training plans: THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries, and tips. • Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: FOLLOW TRAINERROAD • Facebook: • Instagram: • Twitter:

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