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PERFORMANCE COACHING FOR CYCLISTS

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My name is Damian Ruse, cycling coach, cyclist, and podcast host. I help competitive cyclists to upgrade their fitness and performance with actionable advice from the latest science-based information.

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Episode #103 – How to Start with Mobility and Stability

Episode #103 – How to Start with Mobility and Stability

Mobility has its roots in functional movement, which is linked biomechanics. This can lead us to bike fit methodology, but today I’m going to focus on the basics of functional movement for strength training and body balance including a self-assessment tool, where to start with your results, and then get into two common mobility issues that cyclists face.

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Episode #102 – The Easy Way to Set Training Routes

Episode #102 – The Easy Way to Set Training Routes

Here’s the problem – you have arrived at your new location, whether it be permanent or temporary – and your coach (or you) have prescribed a specific workout that requires a specific type of road, or climb etc. and you have no idea where to ride. Here’s how to find and set the best training routes in new places.

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Episode #99 – Does Running Impact Cycling Performance

Episode #99 – Does Running Impact Cycling Performance

Do the dangers of a cyclist running outweigh the risk of any potential fitness gains? Running can damage your your body if you aren’t a seasoned runner. Listen in to learn the physiological adoptions of each training modal, why running can build fitness, and how can you reduce the risk of injury – if you try to run.

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Episode #97 – Learning from Cadel and his Career

Episode #97 – Learning from Cadel and his Career

A look at Cadel’s journey. Considering where Cadel is in his career, I think it’s fitting to take a look at Australia’s most accomplished cyclist. What made him a champion, and more specifically what role did sport science play in developing his talent, and helping him win the Tour de France.

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Episode #95 – The Truth About Cycling Knowledge

Episode #95 – The Truth About Cycling Knowledge

How do you know what you know about cycling? Think about every single element of cycling…from the shoes you wear to the gels you eat, from the training your do to anything else you’ve done or bought in the name of increased performance. How do you know they will increase your performance? This episode helps you sort through all the cycling information and marketing to find the truth – or at least make the best guess.

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