+30 Watts and Winning Races at 64 with Lydia Gould – Successful Athletes Podcast 25

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“I’m too old to improve” was Lydia’s Gould’s thought before signing up for TrainerRoad in March 2020. Since then she has raised her FTP by 30 watts, turned VO2 work from a weakness to a strength, won races, and found motivation to get faster and reach bigger goals. Tune in to Episode 25 for insight into how she has had success at short and intense races like CX and ultra-endurance events, how she has successfully managed a lifelong battle with an eating disorder and how she approaches her training.

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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:

  • Lydia’s athletic background as a runner
  • How Lydia’s childhood struggles made her a strong endurance athlete
  • What made Lydia switch from running to cycling• How Lydia became a better cyclist• How Lydia recognized and managed her eating disorder
  • What improvements Lydia saw when she started using TrainerRoad
  • How Lydia rode a 200 mile ultra-endurance event

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