Tuesday, May 24, 2022
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Blood Flow Restriction, Cold Weather Cramping and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 358



Is BFR training your missing piece to getting faster? Coach Chad, Amber, and Jonathan cover this along with pedaling technique, whether cold weather causes cramps, and much more in Episode 358 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

0:00 Welcome!
0:10 Intro
03:47 Does blood flow restriction (BFR) training make you faster?
57:25 Intermission: Host Challenges/Events Discussion
01:06:14 How to appropriately mix carbs, electrolytes, and caffeine supplementation during a long ride
01:15:26 Do base layers help cooling in hot conditions?
01:29:50 What is proper pedaling technique and how do you improve it?
01:43:31 Does HR elevation prior to training make it less effective?
01:47:40 Mobility exercises to hold the aero position
01:55:08 Does cold weather cause cramping?

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5 thoughts on “Blood Flow Restriction, Cold Weather Cramping and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 358
  1. I really like that bikepacking/top gear challenge idea! Maybe on a section of the GDMBR? Supposed to be a pretty nice and non-technical route. Also, maybe Truckee Dirt Fondo? Close to those of you that are still in Reno.

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