CTL Chronic Training Load

What Is Chronic Training Load (CTL) And How To Use It To Improve Performance

Table of Contents This content is available in multiple formats. Click below to jump to the format of your choice. Podcast with Adam Pulford Video with Adam Pulford Article by Chris Carmichael Note: Several cycling training terms used throughout this post are trademarked by TrainingPeaks, including Training Stress Score®, Normalized Power®, and Intensity Factor®. Additionally, …

Cycling climb out of the saddle episode

Should You Climb Out Of The Saddle?

Topics Covered In This Episode: Deciding when you should climb out of the saddle 3 factors to consider The main benefits The science behind climbing out of the saddle Proper technique Downsides to climbing out of the saddle Tips for training indoors Guest: Renee Eastman is a CTS Premier Level Coach and has been coaching …

Recovery week cycling podcast

Do You Really Need A Recovery Week?

Topics Covered In This Episode: The benefits of recovery What’s the best way to structure your recovery Physiologically what’s happening during recovery Are there ways to improve and accelerate recovery? Show Links: CTS Coach Nina Laughlin Bio – https://trainright.com/coaches/nina-laughlin/ CTS Coach Reid Beloni Bio – https://trainright.com/coaches/reid-beloni/ Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, or on …

athlete mental health podcast episode

Part 2: Mental Health For Athletes With Dr. Justin Ross

Topics Covered In This Episode: Developing psychological flexibility Performance psychology principles Common flow state disruptors Disordered eating patterns in endurance athletes Foundational skills and high-performance mindset Podcast Part 1 Episode Link: https://trainright.com/why-mental-health-matters-to-athletes-with-dr-justin-ross/ Guest Bio: Dr. Justin Ross is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in athlete mental health and performance – addressing issues such as anxiety, …

Dr Justin Ross podcast episode

Why Mental Health Matters To Athletes With Dr. Justin Ross

Topics Covered In This Episode: Cultivating mental health Concepts for a model of resiliency Skills that help improve performance through mental health Guest Bio: Dr. Justin Ross is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in athlete mental health and performance – addressing issues such as anxiety, depression, disordered eating, insomnia, and stress to developing high-performance sport …

How Much Can I Increase FTP, Training Zones, RPE, Wearable Tech, And More

Topics Covered In This Episode: How much can you increase your FTP in one season Rate of perceived exertion Why do we have training zones Should you use wearable technology like Whoop or Oura Ring Nils van der Poel: thoughts on his training methodology Guest Bio: Kolie Moore coaches professional, elite, and amateur athletes of …

Aging athlete podcast episode

The Aging Athlete: Training Considerations With Amber Neben & Tim Cusick

Topics Covered In This Episode: Developing a training strategy Chronological age vs training age 3 key tips for masters athletes to focus on Building back after a serious injury The important factors to consider beyond just training data The different ways in which masters athletes may need to train Deciding when you should push forward …

Base training podcast episode

A Practical Guide To Base Training With Kolie Moore

Topics Covered In This Episode: What is base training and why is it important? What intensity should your base training be performed at? Adaptations that occur in the body during base training How to know when to move on from base training Nutrition changes during base training Training on flat vs. hilly terrain Indoor vs. …