The Endurance Lab

The Endurance Lab

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Unscripted, informative podcast covering hot topics in cycling and triathlon training, racing, and nutrition. Hosted by our Coaches and Nutritional Therapist specializing in endurance sports. To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit


Getting in stride with the Stryd power meter - Coaches Corner 75
Aug 19 • 68 min
Recording Date: 08/19/19 Getting in stride with the Stryd power meter - Coaches Corner 75 In this episode, our topics include: Deep dive into who Evan Schwartz is. (00:30) Questions for Evan Schwartz: What is the Stryd power meter and how does it measure…
Natural Gels and Super Tuck - Coaches Corner 74
Jul 31 • 38 min
Recording Date: 07/29/2019 Natural Gels and Super Tuck - Coaches Corner 74 In this episode, our topics include: In the Cupboard with Andrea Meadowsweet cordial - natures aspirin How to make you cycling shoes smell better…
Ironman Austria - Coaches Corner 73
Jul 16 • 46 min
Recording Date: 07/15/2019 Ironman Austria - Coaches Corner 73 In this episode, our topics include: Race details http://eu.ironman.com/triathlon/events/emea/ironman/austria.aspx#axzz5tkEd6dZj Observations Limit time on the legs and time in the athlete…
Andy Blow from Precision Hydration - Coaches Corner Episode 72
Jul 2 • 69 min
Recording Date: 07/01/2019 Andy Blow from Precision Hydration - Coaches Corner Episode 72 In this episode, our topics include: Direct link to the online sweat test: https://www.precisionhydration.com/pages/why-personalise-your-hydration-strategy Why and…
The Limit of Endurance - Coaches Corner 71
Jun 17 • 47 min
Recording Date: 06/17/2019 The Limit of Endurance - Coaches Corner 71 In this episode, our topics include: In the Cupboard with Andrea (00:45) Fueling after workouts - Proteins Real food meals and milk Whey and Casein Powders Vegan powders Bean pasta,…
The American Zofingen Duathlon- Coaches Corner 70
May 27 • 49 min
Recording Date: 05/27/2019 The American Zofingen Duathlon- Coaches Corner 70 In this episode, our topics include: 1. Race Review - Coach Ian -The American Zofingen Duathlon https://www.americanzofingenduathlon.com/ Race goals and challenges How did you…
Being a Brand Ambassador- Coaches Corner 69
May 14 • 37 min
Recording Date: 05/13/2019 Being a Brand Ambassador- Coaches Corner 69 In this episode, we interview Renee Makimaa - Brand Ambassador for SOAS and BASE Performance Questions: 1) What exactly is a brand ambassador? 2) How does it differ from a sponsored…
Caloric restriction when recovering from injury - Coaches Corner 68
May 6 • 41 min
Recording Date: 05/06/2019 Caloric restriction when recovering from injury - Coaches Corner 68 In this episode, our topics include: Caloric restriction when recovering from injury (02:00) Energy Availability Defined Relative energy Deficiency (RED) Lionel…
Getting Your Diet Back - Coaches Corner 67
Apr 22 • 46 min
Recording Date: 04/22/2019 Getting your Diet Back - Coaches Corner 67 In this episode, our topics include: Getting your diet back on track (2:00) Identify where your off track: Content, Timing, Location, preparation What has changed: Less processed, how…
Spring Training Lab - Coaches Corner 66
Apr 15 • 43 min
Recording Date: 04/15/2019 Spring Training Lab - Coaches Corner 66 In this episode, our topics include: Spring Training Lab (01:00) - 8-week build plan plus a race/event week, targeting athletes following a power-based plan with events that fall early in…
Training Camps - Coaches Corner 64
Mar 4 • 46 min
We cover Training Camps topics including: - Purpose - Types of camps - Preparation/weeks leading up to camp - Traps for the unwary - Equipment check - Nutrition Want to train smarter and get results? Check out the links below. ————— Website Forum Podcast…
Coaches Corner 64 - Favorite Books for Athletes
Feb 25 • 39 min
Book recommendations for cyclists, runners, and triathletes. These are not your “basics” list, but rather less-known books that can benefit athletes physically and mentally. Here is the book list with links - join the discussion in the forum! Want to…
On the Team Bus - From Zwift to real-life with Stefanie and Megan
Feb 22 • 36 min
From virtual friends in Zwift to real-life riding partners, Stefanie and Megan have a great story to tell. They also share their Zwift setups, training routine, and more! ————— This episode is available in video format with live interview Visit our…
Coaches Corner 63 - All about energy gels
Feb 20 • 50 min
- Getting physical during a ride or race (elbows, pushes, head butts?) (at 3:00 min) - Types of energy gels and when to use/not to use them (at 13:00 min) Want to train smarter and get results? Check out the links below. ————— Visit our Website Join the…
Coaches Corner 62 - Season Goals and Training Toys
Feb 11 • 45 min
- Training and recovery tools, gadgets, for swimming, running and cycling - Are they useful? - Season goals and how to set up your training for A, B and C events (Annual Training Plan) and more! ——————————————————————————— Join the discussion in the forum…
Coaches Corner 61 - Workout food before, during, and after
Feb 6 • 45 min
What to eat before, during and after workouts. The coaches ask questions and our expert, Andrea Cullen, provides the answers! Some topics include: - Types of carbs to eat before and during hard workouts - Solid foods vs. gels and liquid nutrition -…
Coaches Corner 60 - Group ride tips, cutting calories
Jan 28 • 47 min
- All about Group rides, including: — Indoor Zwift group rides tricks and tips — Outdoor rides considerations for new and experienced riders — Skills and positioning — Why group rides are not training and how to make the best of it - Cutting calories and…
Coaches Corner 59 - Common foot problems in runners and cyclists with Dr. Brad Makimaa
Jan 22 • 47 min
Dr. Brad has over 20 years of practicing sports medicine and foot surgery, and it is an athlete himself, having participated in Kona IRONMAN world championship. He discusses: - Common foot issues in running and cycling - How to select the best running and…
Coaches Corner 58 - Why you should not do “Base Training”
Jan 15 • 48 min
- What is “Base Training” and why you should not do it as an amateur cyclist and triathlete - How to get the most out of Endurance Rides - Maple Syrup is a great way to fuel your workouts- find out why and learn how to make your own cheap portable maple…
Coaches Corner 57 - New Year training and nutrition challenges and planning
Jan 10 • 61 min
In this episode: - Top 10 nutrition challenges and suggestions to overcome them - How to prepare during the offseason for an event in the Spring without overtraining - How to get ready for a long race when there are no similar events available to practice…
On the Team Bus with Ted Stewart
Dec 24, 2018 • 22 min
Join Coach Flo as he chats with new member Ted Stewart and we present him with an amazing gift from his wife. To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit
On the Team Bus with Adam Boyko
Dec 22, 2018 • 36 min
Join Coach Flo with Adam Boyko as he talks about his transformation from bodybuilder to road racer on the Team Bus. Join the discussion on our forum https://discuss.endurancelab.fit/ To learn more about our services, visit our website at…
On the Team Bus with Toledo Torpedo
Dec 21, 2018 • 50 min
Join Coach Flo and Toledo Torpedo talk rubbing and racing on the Team Bus! Join the discussion on our forum https://discuss.endurancelab.fit/ To learn more about our services, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit/
Coaches Corner 56 - Recovery Carbs and your Favorite Event of the Season
Dec 21, 2018 • 58 min
- Our “best” events are usually those where we felt we pushed through hard times, overcame physical/ mental pain or a personal barrier, or tried something new. What was your favorite event (in terms of their performance) this season and why? - Can any and…
Coaches Corner 55 - Mental Skills with Coach Last from Mental Grit Consulting
Dec 13, 2018 • 62 min
- “Mental skills” in sports is not about being “tough” - listen why - How do you know whether your mind (and not your physical ability) is what prevents you from reaching your potential as an athlete? - What influence does social media have on our…
Coaches Corner 54 - Winter Season Racing, Athlete’s Imposter Syndrome
Dec 5, 2018 • 49 min
- Racing in the Winter season can sabotage your training goals. Learn how to keep your training on track by structuring your weeks to avoid overtraining. - How much time is too much to spend on the trainer? - Importance of bike fit and periodic…
Coaches Corner 53 - Measuring progress, taking a week off training
Nov 28, 2018 • 55 min
- Progress and results from training are not linear - Measuring training progress - How nutrition can help with progress - Why taking a week off your typical training can be beneficial - Sample “maintenance” training week while away - Staying healthy -…
Coaches Corner 52 - Pre-training snacks, winter motivation, strength training
Nov 21, 2018 • 62 min
- Pre-training and post-workouts foods/snacks (https://discuss.endurancelab.fit/t/pre-training-snacks-post-training-recovery/990) - Winter training motivation - Strength training in the off-season - Electrolytes Join the discussion on our forum…
Coaches Corner 51 - Race Nutrition, Travel, and Detraining
Nov 15, 2018 • 63 min
- Fueling for Fondos vs Short Races - Traveling and training - tips for before, during and after a long trip - Detraining in the offseason, losing fitness - Coach Mitch and his favorite FTP test #triathlontraining #winternutrition #sportsnutrition…
Coaches Corner 50 - Cyclocross, “Timed” Fondos, Indoor Cadence, Off-Season Nutrition
Nov 8, 2018 • 52 min
- First Cyclocross season: Coach Theia tells her journey in 7 weeks of racing and going from 23rd place to 2nd with a Cat upgrade. - Are “timed” Fondos races? Are they a good idea? - Triathlon training and cadence in hilly courses, including the NYC…
Coaches Corner 49 - Inside Kona: interview with a successful Age Group athlete
Nov 1, 2018 • 61 min
G. Mosley, accomplished Age Group triathlete, shares his views, opinions, and experiences from participating in the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona in 2018 and years prior. #kona #ironman #agegroup #triathlon
Coaches Corner 48 - Fueling for the Cold and Commuter Gear
Oct 25, 2018 • 35 min
- Gear for riding in cold weather - How to eat and drink for cold weather rides and workouts (before, during, and after)
Coaches Corner 47 - Getting through a tough workout
Oct 18, 2018 • 51 min
- How to get through tough rides/races/workouts - mental tips - Early morning vs. night workouts - Riding in cold weather - gear and fueling and more! To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at…
Coaches Corner 46 - Kona predictions, CX racing and training
Oct 10, 2018 • 54 min
- 2018 Kona podium predictions from our coaches - Cyclocross - should you try? How is CX different that gravel races, road races, crits? How should you train for CX? - Food shopping tips Links: Coach Theia’s CX races: https://youtu.be/4kmjhbfa4io…
On the Team Bus Golden Giddyup Race with Damon Erb
Oct 8, 2018 • 31 min
Learn about the Golden Giddyup race as we interview Damon Erb race info: http://goldengiddyup.com/ Join the discussion on our forum https://discuss.endurancelab.fit/ To learn more about our services, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit/
Coaches Corner 45 - Lens Tint for Spots, Pain Cave Setup, Taking a Break
Sep 28, 2018 • 63 min
- How to ride in strong winds, including Kona’s strong winds - Recovery makes you stronger - How to structure a recovery week - Running etiquette and more! Join the Endurance Lab Coaches! Join the discussion on our forum https://discuss.endurancelab.fit/…
Coaches Corner 44 - Riding Kona’s strong winds, Recovery, Running Etiquette
Sep 28, 2018 • 51 min
- How to ride in strong winds, including Kona’s strong winds - Recovery makes you stronger - How to structure a recovery week - Running etiquette and more! Join the Endurance Lab Coaches! Join the discussion on our forum https://discuss.endurancelab.fit/…
On the Team Bus with David Bussey - #crossiscoming
Sep 27, 2018 • 45 min
Welcome to “On the Team Bus” where we bring you the stories and adventures of the riders of TeamODZ and friends. Each episode we will get to the riders better and hear their stories from on and off the bike. Today we are with David Bussey and we chat…
Coaches Corner 43 - Cadence Choice, Amino Acid Supplements
Sep 21, 2018 • 59 min
- Why train different cadences and when to use them - Branch Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) vs. real food, and general use of supplements in sports And more! Join the Endurance Lab coaches. To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join…
Coaches Corner 42 - Withdrawing during an event, CBD use in sports
Sep 14, 2018 • 47 min
- Reasons for withdrawing during a race or event (other than safety or injury) - Recovery is best when you move around - CBD (cannabinoid) use in endurance sports And more! Join the Endurance Lab Coaches.\To learn more, visit our website at…
Coaches Corner 41 - Post-Season Planning, Eating Enough
Sep 7, 2018 • 61 min
- If your main events of the season are behind you…. What’s next? - Start to plan early for the 2019 Season - Are you eating enough to support your training and recovery? - Cycling efficiency indoors vs. outdoors And more! Join The Endurance Lab Coaches!
Coaches Corner 40 - Cheating, Injury, Taking Risks
Aug 31, 2018 • 62 min
- Cheating in Age-Group/Amateur Cycling and Triathlon - Are you injured? - Taking risks, getting kicked, getting dropped - Chainline (https://www.velonews.com/2018/08/podcast/tech-podcast-ep-7-what-is-chain-line-and-why-does-it-matter_476131) And more!…
Coaches Corner 39 - Failure, or is it? Plus, health warning signs and what to do about it
Aug 24, 2018 • 68 min
- When health starts to crash, warning signs and what to do about it in cycling and triathlon training - Failure isn’t necessarily a failure in training, race outcomes - Indoor trainer vs. outdoor power meter -differences and how to adjust your training…
Coaches Corner 38 - Respecting the Process
Aug 17, 2018 • 62 min
- How to come back after a long break from training - Power profiling, Zwift Academy “test” workouts, what do they mean? - Respecting the process- what it takes to achieve big goals - Air quality and deciding whether to ride outside Ashley Horner -…
Coaches Corner 37 - Hydration, ERG, Training Zones
Aug 10, 2018 • 61 min
- Hydration and nutrition for 60-90 min workouts and long endurance events/24h events - ERG vs. training skills for bike workouts - Training zones -Crit Racing at Cross Fit Games 2018 Resources: Workout Hydration -…
Coaches Corner 36 - VO2, Zwift Academy, Changing Your Goals
Aug 3, 2018 • 54 min
- Zwift Academy as a training tool, what to expect, how to fit it into your overall plan - What is VO2 Max, and can it be improved? - Changing your goals after the season does not go as planned - How music can make you faster To learn more, visit our…
Coaches Corner 35 - Racing
Jul 27, 2018 • 64 min
The coaches do a roundtable about racing and cover: - Week and day before the race - training, mental preparation, state of mind (including the day of) / Visualization - Race reports and lessons learned - When something goes wrong (we all had something go…
Coaches Corner 34 - Body Set Point, Volume vs. Intensity
Jul 20, 2018 • 61 min
Topics: - Wear and tear on our bikes while on our trainers - 5 Tips for Setting Up an Effective Indoor Cycling Space - Volume or intensity workouts- which is better? - Altitude acclimatization - Body Set Point and nutrition and more! Links talked about on…
Coaches Corner 33 - Torque, Froome’s Nutrition for the Giro
Jul 13, 2018 • 66 min
- What is torque and why it is so important in cycling - Should you follow Froome’s nutrition plan? And more! Links talked about on the show: https://www.bbc.com/sport/cycling/44694122 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06ctplq To learn more, visit our…
Coaches Corner 32 - Is your Training Working? Do you compare yourself to others?
Jul 6, 2018 • 54 min
- Comparing yourself against others - How do you know if your training is “working” or if it is “good for you”? - Bike handling tips - Energy foods for endurance cycling And more! To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the…
Coaches Corner 31- Why do you ride, train, race?
Jun 29, 2018 • 55 min
- Finding your “WHY” - Should you just stick with real food to fuel your race? - Why “steady state” riding isn’t effective- cycling is not a steady sport - Mechanical failures in a race - overcoming problems Join the Endurance Lab Coaches! To learn more,…
Chat and Chill RAAM Race Report
Jun 25, 2018 • 60 min
Margaret Thompson shares how she and her teammates established a Race Across America (RAAM) record for a four-person women’s team aged 60-69 of 7 days, 11 hours and 4 minutes. Chat and Chill ride in Zwift with Theia Friestedt To learn more, visit our…
Coaches Corner 30 - Data
Jun 22, 2018 • 51 min
- Numbers are important, but not the most important part of your training - The emotional side of injury - Is Hot Dog water the next coconut water? - Travel and training, and how different foods can affect your performance And more! Coaches Corner Episode…
Coaches Corner 29 - Efficiency
Jun 15, 2018 • 51 min
- How to be efficient on the bike - Why high cadence is important - Gain speed and power with neuromuscular work - Carb loading - Eating before an event and more! To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our…
Coaches Corner 28 - Fasting
Jun 13, 2018 • 62 min
Intermittent fasting for athletes, The truth about detox, The aging athlete, Moving/travel impact on training and more! To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit
Coaches Corner 27 - VO2 vs TSS
Jun 5, 2018 • 35 min
Training stress from VO2 does not depend on FTP. Are you fueling enough on the bike? Carbs- what and when. Back on the bike after an injury. Sportives/long rides/events on the weekends- before and after workouts. To learn more, visit our website at…
Coaches Corner 26 - Heat
May 30, 2018 • 60 min
How to keep cool in hot and humid racing/training conditions; Importance of sleep; New bike fit/position; Side stitches during running; Post rest day racing and more! To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on…
Coaches Corner 25 - Time Trial
May 28, 2018 • 64 min
- Time trials: preparation and pacing - Nutrition: feeling completely exhausted after a hard ride or training session - Why is my power on the trainer different than my power outdoors? Is there an FTP difference? - Training for a long event - volume vs.…
Chat and Chill Ask a Coach
May 15, 2018 • 62 min
Racing as training, feeling fatigued even after recovery, group rides, when and what to eat before and more! Q&A with Endurance Lab Coaches To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at…
Coaches Corner 24 - Gravel
May 14, 2018 • 61 min
Nutrition considerations for gravel events, Tapering for A, B and C events, Knee pain and possible causes, Cycling vs. running goals and where to add your runs To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our…
Coaches Corner 23 - Imbalances
May 4, 2018 • 55 min
This week, we discuss: Single leg drills Techniques for standing on the bike Pedaling imbalance (asymmetry): consequences and how to correct it Breathing during hard workouts and in transition during triathlons Cold feet after the swim and before the run…
Chat and Chill - CVR and ECrit
Apr 30, 2018 • 59 min
Racers tell their experiences at the CVR and ECrit events in Zwift! ODZ Chat and Chill with Theia Friestedt To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit
Chat and Chill - Fatigue
Apr 30, 2018 • 61 min
Causes of fatigue, including surprising factors that affect performance! To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit
WUWP 69 Topic Roundup
Apr 30, 2018 • 33 min
Having a hard time following all the topics on Watts up with Power? Join us for an overview of the last 12 weeks so you can get your bearing again. The show covers a whole host of topics related to the basics of power based training, so YOU can take your…
Coaches Corner 22 - Racing
Apr 30, 2018 • 60 min
- Race preparation - Running Zones: HR vs. Pace vs. Power - Cramps are not caused by lack of hydration and more! Join the Coaches Corner Episode 22! To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at…
Coaches Corner 21 - Eat Well
Apr 30, 2018 • 61 min
Losing weight and fat without losing muscle; general rules for missed workouts; fatigue; bike tools, and more! To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit
Coaches Corner 20 - Overreach
Apr 17, 2018 • 64 min
Combining events and racing with training; preventing overreaching in intense training periods (rest and nutrition); climbing tips; sleeping tools for athletes, and more! Coached Corner 20 is here! To learn more, visit our website at…
Chat and Chill Century Prep
Apr 17, 2018 • 61 min
Preparing for a Century or Sportive? We discuss training and tips for event day. To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit
WUWP 68 Select a Power Meter
Apr 17, 2018 • 43 min
The power meter market is full of options, and it’s easy to get lost in all of it! On this episode of Watts up with Power, we bring in Nate Dunn of Data Driven Athlete to hear his approach to selecting a power meter. Nate’s advice is always straight…
Coaches Corner 19 - Cadence
Apr 7, 2018 • 55 min
- Importance of training at various cadences, - Surviving VO2 workouts - How soon you should start hydrating for training sessions and events - Getting the body ready for speed work - Eating before the swim And more! Coaches Corner 19 To learn more, visit…
WUWP 67 Build a Training Plan
Apr 5, 2018 • 35 min
“Finding the right training plan can be very difficult, some might even say impossible as each athlete is so individualized. Come join us on Watts up with Power with Justin Wagner of TeamODZ as we discuss how to build your own training plan!” To learn…
Coaches Corner 18 Sprints
Apr 5, 2018 • 57 min
Sprints: form, indoors vs. outdoors, standing vs. seated. Multi-sport: run/walk for longer runs, getting multiple gears on the swim. Plus, hydration and pre and post-workout nutrition. To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join…
WUWP 66 Performance Management
Apr 5, 2018 • 35 min
“Once you’ve started to do workouts with power, and have a grasp on the basics, now it’s time to start planning out your training, and managing your performance. Power data is the key to accurately and effectively pacing yourself to be at the right…
WUWP 65 - Beyond Average Power
Apr 5, 2018 • 34 min
Building and using aerobic fitness, the role of VO2, and where to take your training next. To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit
Coaches Corner 17 - Recovery week
Mar 27, 2018 • 35 min
Join the coach in the Coaches Corner as we “Freewheel” it on a recovery week and chat about taking a physical and mental break from structured training and add a talk about resetting you nutrition for less work on the bike as we add In the Feedzone to the…
WUWP 64 - Interpret the data
Mar 20, 2018 • 39 min
Training with a power meter opens up a whole new world of data to look at, but how do we make sense of it all? Join Nate Dunn of Data Driven Athlete as he guides us through his straight forward approach to getting the most from your power data! As always,…
Coaches Corner 16 Aerobic
Mar 20, 2018 • 49 min
Building and using aerobic fitness, the role of VO2, and where to take your training next. Coaches Corner Episode 16 To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit
Chat and Chill 24hr MTB race
Mar 14, 2018 • 62 min
Report from Martin Walker’s 24 hr Mountain Bike Race. ODZ Chat and Chill ride with Theia Friestedt To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit
Coaches Corner 15 Adaptation
Mar 14, 2018 • 51 min
Fatigue, adaptation, overtraining signs, blowing up and more! Coaches Corner Episode 15 To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit
ITFZ 50 - Winter Fighting Food
Mar 14, 2018 • 25 min
Join us In the Feedzone as we chat about some Winter Fighting foods that can keep you immune system strong during the cold winter months from an article from Cycling Weekly. To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the…
WUWP 63 - Optimal Workouts
Mar 7, 2018 • 38 min
Join Taylor Thomas of Thomas Endurance Coaching and learn how power is used to build optimal workouts, and how to know when you should call it quits on a workout you are struggling to complete. To learn more, visit our website at…
WUWP 55 - How to Make Progress
Mar 6, 2018 • 36 min
Do you feel like you’ve hit a plateau? Not sure how to get to that “next level”? Come join Nate Dunn from Data Driven Athlete on Watts up with Power as he helps us understand the key ingredients to making progress on the bike, which can help you make that…
WUWP 62 - Dreaded FTP Test
Mar 6, 2018 • 34 min
Are you still dragging your feet about your FTP test? You aren’t alone. Come join us as we chat about FTP testing protocols, their trade offs, and effectiveness. Our host, Justin Wagner of TeamODZ deep dives on the topic, and gives a glimpse into the…
Coaches Corner 14 Electrolytes
Feb 21, 2018 • 47 min
Drinking and/or eating your electrolytes New, or coming back, to running Bumping your FTP for workouts and more! To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit
WUWP 60 ToS uncooked/Crispy?
Feb 21, 2018 • 36 min
How much training is too much? How can I tell if a certain training block is going to push me past my limits? Join Justin Wagner on Watts up with Power as he takes a deep dive into the numbers of the Tour of Sufferlandria (a 9 day “Stage Race” put on by…
Chat & Chill with T Friestedt
Feb 13, 2018 • 63 min
Interview with Eric Schlange from Zwift Insider in this week’s ODZ Chat and Chill ride with Theia Friestedt! To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at https://discuss.endurancelab.fit
ITFZ 48 - Hot Drinks
Feb 13, 2018 • 27 min
Join us for In the Feedzone 48 as we chat about how hot drinks can help you perform in your cold-weather workouts and races from a great article at www.precisionhydration.com To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the…
WUWP 59 Training w/Power: Why?
Feb 13, 2018 • 36 min
You’ve heard people talk about training with power, but what does that really mean? How is that different than using heart rate? Why would I want to train with power? Join our special guest Nate Dunn of Data Driven Athlete on Watts up with Power as he…
Coaches Corner 13 BouncingBack
Feb 9, 2018 • 51 min
Bouncing back from a recovery week or fatigue, fueling for each type of workout, swim technique, purpose of strength/low cadence on the bike, and more! To learn more, visit our website at https://www.endurancelab.fit Join the discussion on our forum at…
ITFZ 047 - Fueling for winter
Feb 5, 2018 • 31 min
Join us to get some tips on fueling for your winter training rides as we cover a great article from cyclingweekly.com. You can see the compete article at http://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/fuel-properly-for-winter-cycling-32390
Coaches Corner 12 Life Happens
Feb 5, 2018 • 47 min
Missed workouts, doing workouts outdoors, hungry on recovery days, and effects of caffeine in endurance sports. Endurance Lab Coaches Corner 012
WUWP 58 - Why plan annually?
Feb 1, 2018 • 33 min
What exactly is an annual plan? Why would I need one? That all seems like too much work, why shouldn’t I just shoot from the hip? These are exactly the type of questions that we’ll be answering in this episode of Watts up with Power. Join Justin Wagner of…
ITFZ 46 - Eating in the Winter
Jan 29, 2018 • 23 min
Join us for a great conversation about 7 ways to not overeat during the winter brought to us by an article from Bicycling Magazine.
Coaches Corner 11 Improvement
Jan 29, 2018 • 52 min
Gauging improvement, HR training, back on the bike after a break.
WUWP 57 - Topic Recap/Overview
Jan 29, 2018 • 32 min
Having a hard time following all the topics on Watts up with Power? Join us for an overview of the last 12 weeks so you can get your bearing again. The show covers a whole host of topics related to the basics of power based training, so YOU can take your…
Chat and Chill guest F Garcia
Jan 24, 2018 • 61 min
Frank Garcia talks about the CVR Work Cup and League - Chat and Chill ride with Theia Friestedt
Coaches Corner 10 Well Rested
Jan 24, 2018 • 49 min
Single-leg drills, using supplements and the importance of sleep. This an dmuch more in this week’s Coaches Corner!
WUWP 56 - Which Power Meter?
Jan 17, 2018 • 30 min
Are you in the market for a power meter? Are you confused by all the options, and aren’t sure which is right for you? Come join our Watts up with Power host Justin Wagner of Team ODZ as he reviews the Power Meter Buyers Guide from DC Rainmaker and answer…
Chat and Chill with Theia F
Jan 17, 2018 • 63 min
Special guest Andy Jackson discusses how he was able to achieve world records and many wins while managing a busy career outside of cycling.
Coaches Corner 009 Going
Jan 12, 2018 • 40 min
Preparing for a longer workout, standing on the bike, and a deeper dive into SST. Coaches Corner 009
ITFZ 045 - In the Cold
Jan 12, 2018 • 21 min
Join us for some great tips on how to eat and drink in cold weather from a great article from CTS coaching.
Coaches Corner 8 Find Balance
Jan 6, 2018 • 57 min
Balancing workout load and tips for staying healthy. Overall training stress comes not only from bike workouts, but also strength training. Getting the skills and the body primed for harder work as season progresses. These and more as the Coaches discuss…
In the Feedzone 44
Jan 5, 2018 • 26 min
Tune in for In the Feedzone 44 as we explore Iron Deficiency, Anemia and Endurance Athletes from a great article at trainingpeaks.com
WUWP 54 - Season Review
Jan 3, 2018 • 37 min
Our greatest learning opportunities come from analyzing past experiences, which is why performing a Season Review is so beneficial. Come join for another episode of Watts up with Power as our host Justin Wagner of Team ODZ brings in special guest Taylor…
ITFZ 43 - Avoid getting sick
Jan 1, 2018 • 26 min
Great conversation about a recent article from trainingpeaks.com about how to avoid getting sick while training.
Coaches Corner 7
Jan 1, 2018 • 44 min
Join the Coaches of the Endurance Lab as they chat about the importance of dynamic strength workouts, recovery intervals at low SST and a mental body check from Coach Last at Mental Grit Consulting.
WUWP 53 - Make a Plan
Dec 29, 2017 • 35 min
“Finding the right training plan can be very difficult, some might even say impossible as each athlete is so individualized. Come join us on Watts up with Power with Justin Wagner of TeamODZ as we discuss how to build your own training plan!”
ITFZ - 042 - Holiday Eating
Dec 23, 2017 • 25 min
In this episode we cover how you can “Survive the Holidays with 5 Quick Tips for Healthy Eating” from an article from trainingpeaks.com. Here at the topics that we covered: -Not changing your normal diet -Eating prior to arriving at a family or social…
Coaches Corner 6 Sweet Spot
Dec 23, 2017 • 45 min
Join the coaches from the Endurance Lab as the wrap up week 2 and hit the hot topics in the Endurance Lab Forum. Topics of the week include: - Importance of Sweet Spot work, High Cadence work, more off-the-bike strength variations, including our new daily…
WUWP 52 - Normalized Power
Dec 20, 2017 • 32 min
What if my power is just average, do I need to worry about normalized power? What exactly is the difference between average power and normalized power? Join our Watts up with Power host Justin Wagner of TeamODZ as he gives a deep dive on the topic and…
Chat and Chill 7 Zwift Acadamy Tanja Erath
Dec 18, 2017 • 62 min
ODZ Chat and Chill 7 Zwift Academy winner Tanja Erath shares her journey
ITFZ 41 Weight loss with Base
Dec 15, 2017 • 33 min
ITFZ 041 Weight Loss During Base Training
Coaches Corner 5 Cadence Doms
Dec 15, 2017 • 51 min
2017-12-15 Coaches Corner 005 - High Cadence, DOMS and Recovery
WUWP 51 How to properly peak
Dec 13, 2017 • 36 min
We’ve all heard people talking about “peaking” for an event, but what exactly does that mean? Join Justin and special guest Taylor Thomas of Thomas Endurance Coaching @TEC as we discuss the topic!
Chat &Chill 5 fit while travel
Dec 11, 2017 • 29 min
ODZ Chat and Chill 006 Stay fit while traveling! with Ken Seifert
Ride with the Coaches
Dec 8, 2017 • 43 min
Ride with the coaches while they answer questions about the new lab.
WUWP 50 RPE vs Power
Dec 6, 2017 • 36 min
It’s a fact that several of the worlds very best Time Trial athletes don’t race with their power meter, and instead rely on rate of perceived exertion (RPE). What exactly is the right balance between these two? How does one get to the level of being able…
Chat and Chill with Tom
Dec 4, 2017 • 63 min
ODZ Chat and Chill 005 ride with special guest Tom Danielson
ITFZ 39 what nutrition
Dec 1, 2017 • 29 min
ITFZ 39 as we chat about what your Nutrition should look like
Coaches Corner 4 Offseason
Dec 1, 2017 • 38 min
Coaches Corner 004 - Transition phase, Offseason, and December Lab
WUWP 49 insights from analysis
Nov 29, 2017 • 27 min
Charts and graphs don’t mean much unless you can extract useful and actionable feedback from them. So on this episode of Watts up with Power, our host Justin Wagner of Team ODZ and Mountain View Racing provides in depth analysis of a few important…
Chat and Chill 004 Team worlds
Nov 28, 2017 • 61 min
Chat and Chill 004 Team Worlds recap and more!
ITFZ 40 Staying Hydrated
Nov 24, 2017 • 29 min
Join us LIVE for In the Feedzone 40 as we revisit staying hydrated on the bike or re-hydrating after a long thanksgiving holiday with the family
WUWP 48 weakness becoming stre
Nov 23, 2017 • 34 min
Weaknesses, we all have them. We just hope our competition doesn’t know them! In this episode of Watts up with Power, we bring Taylor Thomas of Thomas Endurance Coaching to deep dive into determining your strengths and weaknesses from an objective…
IFTZ 39 fueling on the bike
Nov 17, 2017 • 28 min
Join us for In the Feedzone Episode 39, as we revisit if your fueling enough while on your bike featuring an article by Data Driven Athlete
Coaches Corner 003
Nov 17, 2017 • 33 min
Coaches Corner 3: Womens Lab Wrap up, Tapering to the Team Worlds Race and the future of the Lab
WUWP 47 the dreaded ftp test
Nov 15, 2017 • 37 min
Quite possibly the most dreaded aspect of cycling, the FTP test is crucial to having effective power based training sessions. Join Justin Wagner of Team ODZ and Mountain View Racing as he takes a deep dive into the FTP test and why it is so important. The…
Chat and Chill 3 Tom Danielson
Nov 13, 2017 • 63 min
ODZ Chat and Chill 003 ride with special guest Tom Danielson
IFTZ 037 - cure muscle cramps
Nov 10, 2017 • 23 min
Join us In the Feedzone to find out what the proven cure for muscle c
Coaches Corner 2 Cramps, Rest tips and High cadence
Nov 10, 2017 • 47 min
Coaches Corner 002
WUWP 046 Power meter
Nov 8, 2017 • 35 min
So you recently got a Power meter, now what? What are you supposed to do with this new number anyway? Join Justin Wagner from Team ODZ and Mountain View Racing as he brings in special guest Nate Dunn from Data Driven Athlete to give his insights on how to…
Chat and Chill with Shane Miller
Nov 6, 2017 • 63 min
ODZ Chat and Chill with special guest Shane Miller (aka Lama)
In the Feedzone: 036 - Alcohol and your waistline
Nov 4, 2017 • 25 min
ITFZ 036 - How to minimize alcohol-s effects on your waistline
Chat and Chill with Leah Thorvilson
Nov 3, 2017 • 60 min
ODZ Chat and Chill with special guest Leah Thorvilson
Coaches Corner: 001 - Meet the coaches of The Endurance Lab
Nov 3, 2017 • 18 min
Grab a seat, sit back and enjoy the FIRST Episode of The Endurance Lab Coaches Corner!
Skills and Drills ride
Nov 2, 2017 • 73 min
TeamODZ SkillZ and DrillZ Ride - Controlling your position
Nutrition
Nov 1, 2017 • 21 min
ITFZ -Which is More Important Pre- or Post-Workout Nutrition
WUWP 45- Why train with power
Nov 1, 2017 • 40 min
WUWP - Why train with power Taylor Thomas Perspective