Episode 10 - Training Tips from 3x Olympian, Kristin Armstrong

June 20, 2018

Kristin Armstrong, the most decorated American female cyclist in history, started competing in bike racing in her late 20s.

Tune in to find out about the benefits of getting creative with training,
- Starting bike racing in your 20s and 30s,
- and how to build confidence.

Download Kristin's Vo2 Session - https://tinyurl.com/y89enlkk

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Episode 9 - Let’s Talk Food

June 6, 2018

Dr. Asker Jeukendrup drops some science and secrets when it comes to food you need whentraining. The coaches also talk pickle juice, carb-loading tips, and nutritional facts & fiction.

The discussion points for this episode are:
- What food should you eat before a ride
- What types of food are the best fuels for you
- De-mystifying nutrition
+ More

Download Asker's Fat Burning Session - https://tinyurl.com/ydd5po8r

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Episode 8 - The Secrets of HIIT

May 23, 2018

Learn the science and secrets behind HIIT workouts, and get some session ideas as well from the coaches. Get the info in Ep. 8 of the Coaching Podcast.

The discussion points for this episode are:
- What is HIIT?
- Why we should do HIIT?
- The physiological changes that HIIT promotes.
- A typical HIIT session that you can try.
+ More

Download Kev's HIIT Workout - https://tinyurl.com/y7cct9ak

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Episode 7 - Time Trials The Race Of Truth

May 9, 2018

All about Time Trials in Episode 7 of the Zwift Coaching Podcast!

The discussion points for this episode are:
- How should you pace an effort
- How to get a better bike position
- What nutrition should you have for different lengths of efforts
+ more

Download Matts's Time Trial Zwift Workout - https://tinyurl.com/ya3oj7dn

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Episode 6 - Warmups

April 25, 2018

Learn warm up tricks in Episode 6 of the Zwift Coaching Podcast! 

The discussion points for this episode are:
- How long should you warm up for
- What is happening to your body during a wamup
- Is there a difference between warming up for a ride or a race

Download Greg's Warmup Zwift Workout - tinyurl.com/y7e27oxd

Following on from last episodes discussion on the ground breaking benefits of pickle juice! Find out why a trip to the butchers will help make your longer rides more comfortable!

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Episode 5 - Climbing

April 11, 2018

A smart climber is a stronger climber. Learn how to up your ascending game with the new episode of the Zwift Coaching Podcast. Big climbs are just around the next bend.

The discussion points for this episode are:
- What workouts should you be doing to get better at climbing
- What nutrician should you have during a climb
- What effort and pace should you climb at
- What do the coaches think of the newest climb in Zwift

Download Kev Poultons Progressive Climb Workout - https://tinyurl.com/ycagsp9v

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Episode 4 - FTP & Power Zones

March 28, 2018

Find out everything you ever wanted to know about FTP testing. Learn about “power zones.” And Zwifters with sensitive stomachs can discover how to avoid the dreaded “disaster pants.” All this info is a part of Episode #4 of the Zwift Coaching Podcast.

The discussion points for this episode are:
- The methods of testing, when to test and how often.
- As a new user, how can the Zwift FTP test assist you with finding your FTP.
- How should you approach your first FTP test and what should your pace be.
- Learn about how setting your FTP will assist with your training in Zwift and how it can be used to benefit your rides and racing indoors.
- Is there a difference between testing indoors and outdoors and are you likely to get the same results.
- What are power zones - what do they mean in Zwift.

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Episode 3 - Cadence

March 14, 2018

Episode three hosted by Matt Rowe (Rowe & King), Greg Henderson (Coach Hendy) and Kev Poulton (Powerhouse Cycling),

Wondering if a higher or lower cadence is better? Find out from our expert coaches and more in Episode 3 of the Zwift Coaching Podcast out now!

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Episode 2 - Pre-season

March 7, 2018

Episode two hosted by Matt Rowe (Rowe & King), Greg Henderson (Coach Hendy) and Kev Poulton (Powerhouse Cycling), explore how cyclists can prepare for the start of the season.

What sort of training should you be doing in your pre-season. Is your season focused on racing? A Sportive? Or maybe it is a Zwift event like the Fondos? The coaches will discuss what can help you get prepared and ready for whatever your season is!

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Episode 1 - Training Phases

February 21, 2018

Episode one hosted by Matt Rowe (Rowe & King), Greg Henderson (Coach Hendy) and featuring Jordan Rapp, multiple IRONMAN champion and Zwift Game Designer, explore the concept of periodisation and training phases. What are the key phases a bike rider should progress through, in what order and what key sessions.

Want to know a bit more about how Group Workout mode works on Zwift? Jordan reveals some secrets behind out Zwifters of all abilities are kept together. 

Matt, Greg and Jordan also answer some frequently asked questions they receive as coaches.
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