Cat 2 Upgrade and +48w FTP with Laura Alagna - Successful Athletes Podcast 30

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Laura Alagna never thought she’d be standing on top of podiums and earning her Cat 2 upgrade, but with structured training on TrainerRoad and a lot of hard work, she made it happen. Listen in as Laura shares what she has done to make her successful in cyclocross, how she had to pivot and change focus when she changed categories, and how she used TrainerRoad to make it all happen.

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ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM

TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals

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ATHLETE INTERVIEWS THAT MAKE YOU FASTER

The Successful Athletes Podcast dissects the preparation and execution of outstanding performances by TrainerRoad athletes. From world record performances to personal records and life changing health improvements, get an inside look at what it takes to get faster.

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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE:

• How Laura fits in her training with her job• How Laura adjusts her training for long weekend rides with RCC Chicago and skills sessions• Why Laura chose to race Cyclocross• Laura’s tips to be a good heckler at a CX race• What challenges Laura overcame in training for cyclocross• How Laura get better at riding sand and mud• How Laura is improving her cornering on her cyclocross bike• How Laura trained to raise her FTP by nearly 50 watts• How racing changed when Laura advanced through race categories

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