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The Fast Talk podcast is your source for the science of cycling performance, offering the best training advice and most compelling insight on what it takes to become a better cyclist. Co-hosted by science journalist Chris Case and Fast Talk Labs' resident physiologist and coach, Trevor Connor, each episode takes a deep dive on a range of topics, including sport science, training, physiology, technology, nutrition, and more. The show's guest list includes some of the most prominent names in c ...
 
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While the Fast Talk podcast was originally geared toward cycling, many of the concepts we discuss can be applied across all endurance sports. After all, human physiology remains the same whether we’re talking cycling, running, rowing, or cross-country skiing. Today we’re joined by someone who has a broad understanding of endurance sports, not only …
 
Today We chat with Chad Ross on:- Scaling a 7 figure company - The importance of branding- Best business models to start generating cash flow Follow Ross on twitter https://twitter.com/chadross_Share your thoughts with us on twitter @gio__aa and @c_groTo learn more about our sponsor, Lemoni.io visit http://lemon.io/tngp…
 
Joe Gambles has been racing triathlon professionally for nearly 25 years and has been coaching for the last seven years. We've gathered many of our triathlon-specific questions for the right athlete and coach—and Joe fits that bill. Training distribution This question comes from Frank Bastion in Bellingham, Washington. He writes: “I’m new to triath…
 
Today we chat with Flips 4 Miles on how he went from 200 shoes in his dorm room to flipping over 100k of product every month on Amazon. We talk about: - How to get started flipping products - Who Miles looks up to - How to create equity in your business You can find Miles on twitter https://twitter.com/Flips4Miles You can find his discord group at …
 
Young athletes have a host of concerns outside of sport that make their development a unique, challenging undertaking. While they can often be sponges for new information, skills, and techniques, they are also dealing with complex stressors and pressures—in many ways they are more vulnerable than their adult counterparts. Today we discuss ways to d…
 
Today we chat with Bryant Suellentrop on how he started a commercial cleaning business during covid. - Scaling to $15K in recurring revenue - How to hire and use VA's - Being in control of your own destiny You can find Bryant on twitter https://twitter.com/SullyBusiness You can find his discord group at https://t.co/uyGlT5R8Do? Share your thoughts …
 
With the help of Rebecca Gross, owner of 3six0 Performance, we field questions on polarized training, how to effectively close out a season, whether you can ruin workouts with indulgences or poor sleep, and how to get the most out of spin class. Before Rebecca began coaching, she was an accomplished cyclocross and mountain bike racer. She was the 2…
 
On today's episode we have serial entrepreneur Jeremy LaBahn from Wonder Companies. Jeremy has started a wedding rental business, moving business, home staging business and more. We discuss the economics behind these local businesses, and why Jeremy is interested in buying businesses instead of building them from scratch. Share your thoughts with u…
 
Today we’re talking cyclocross, a discipline that is as demanding as it is rewarding and educational. Because there are so many variables in ’cross, athletes are constantly being challenged and consistently faced with new opportunities to learn and progress. Whether that’s the engine or the skills. Whether that’s strength, power, finesse, or off-th…
 
On todays episode we chat with Danny Miranda. Danny is also a podcast machine with over 150 episodes and some crazy guests like Gary Vaynerchuk. We cover a lot of ground in this episode. - How to become the 2.0 version of yourself - How he gets high profile guests on his show - Books that will change your life - and much more You can find Danny on …
 
In 2021, four of us on the Fast Talk Labs staff—our producer Jana, Head Coach Ryan, Trevor, and me—chose an N1 Challenge. You’ve hopefully heard us speak about it previously on the show. It was meant to be an experiment of one—each of us—offering lessons for all, particularly you, the listeners. Today, we explore that last bit, those “lessons for a…
 
If you’ve listened to Fast Talk for any length of time, you’ve likely heard the name Glenn Swan. That’s because Glenn was Coach Connor’s first and, arguably, most influential mentor in the sport of cycling. Trevor has gone so far as to say that without Glenn’s influence, he probably would not have become the cyclist he became. Thus, Trevor often re…
 
On today's episode we sit down with Corey Nicholson (@coreynceo) to break down how he launched his brand, Peachy Shapewear (mypeachyshapewear.com). Corey talks about why he dropped out of college after only 4 days, how he got into e-commerce and built a knee brace company before moving into Peachy Shapewear, how to go viral on Tiktok, and even shar…
 
CTL. Chronic Training Load has rapidly gained in popularity among endurance athletes, but how well understood is this complex metric? Today we discuss the benefits of CTL, as well as the issues that can arise if too much stock is placed in this one number. CTL can tell you the general level you’re at, and more importantly, it can indicate trends in…
 
In June, Trevor went to Moab for what he thought would be a nice vacation filled with mountain biking with friends. It turned into a stressful, harrowing experience when one friend was evacuated to the hospital by helicopter, and Trevor was left wondering if he’d live. No, it wasn’t from a crash. It was all about the heat that day. Trevor’s friend …
 
On todays episode we chat with Paul Benigeri from archive.ai We discuss A step by step playbook for brands to use influencers How Paul started archive.ai Scaling past $10M+ using influencers And much more You can connect with Paul on twitter https://twitter.com/benigeri and check out archive.ai at https://archive.ai…
 
With the help of Alec Donahue, the senior coach at Cycle-Smart who has worked with some of the best American cyclocross racers, including Jeremy Powers, Stephen Hyde, and Ellen Noble, we dive into questions on training zones and whether we're being duped by them; beer and bike culture and its effect on recovery and performance; effective methods fo…
 
On today's episode we sit down with Branick Weix, Founder of Aryeo (www.aryeo.com/). Branick breaks down how he started his first business back in high school doing drone photography, how he pivoted into e-commerce and finally how he was able to raise $3.5 M for his latest company, Aryeo. If you enjoyed todays episode, please be sure to review and …
 
When you watch the Olympics, do you think about the dedication, sacrifice, and risk that it takes to focus on such a big event, one that takes four years to prepare for? The pressure is immense. Is it worth it? When we invited Olympians Svein Tuft and Errine Zarsadias (you may remember her as Erinne Willock from her racing days) to join us on Fast …
 
Today on the podcast we have Zach Tyler. Zach runs a lot of different projects and businesses. His most lucrative is peakphotobooths.com. which does Photo Booth rentals on Long Island. He also creates exceptional content on instagram @bahaviorhack and his substack https://behaviorhack.substack.com We covered a lot on this episode - Scaling event re…
 
With the help of Kendra Wenzel, co-founder and head coach at Wenzel Coaching, we field questions on how to manage training when you have a busy travel schedule, when to get intensity during the week before a race, incorporating big gear work into your LSD rides, and knowing when to push through or when to pull the plug on a workout. Travel and trai…
 
On today’s episode Corey Haines, Founder of swipefiles.com shares with us how he got started creating and growing Swipe Files into a membership site that makes several thousand dollars every month. Corey shares exactly how: He’d start over from 0 today His favorite niches to start a community in and why How much $$$ he paid for Swipefiles.com domai…
 
For a long time, weight loss and weight management strategies have focused on counting calories. The question we ask in today’s episode is: Does that work? That is, if you count accurately, will it predict your weight loss or gain? To answer these questions, we pit two theories against each other. On one side, there is the argument that you can’t b…
 
On todays episode we sit down with Craig Curelop to discuss his path towards financial freedom through real estate. Craig currently owners 14 rental units in the Denver area and 6 single family properties in North Carolina. Craig also runs his own brokerage at the https://www.thefiteam.com/ and puts out a ton of content on instagram @thefiguy. Crai…
 
Rob Pickels is the Advanced Development Project Manager at PEARL iZUMi, but more importantly, he can out-nerd Trevor as you'll hear in today's deep-dive into some new scientific research in sports physiology. Even though the findings of one of these studies may not appear to directly apply to your weekly training plan, understanding the questions t…
 
On todays episode Gio and Connor discuss projects they've started that didn't go as planned. Why some of them failed, why they were started, and lessons learned. They also chat about different business ideas that are interesting and could be worth pursuing. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review.…
 
sources, it’s time to ask the question: Should we modify how, where, and when we train based on our potential exposure to pollutants? Furthermore, are certain pollutants worse than others? Finally, can we, and if so, should we try to “adapt” to certain pollutants? We’re joined by a leading expert in the field of environmental pollution and its effe…
 
We start today’s Q&A with a discussion on returning from injury. Why? Well, Renee Eastman, our guest coach on this episode, just suffered a nasty crash. She's also come back from many injuries and bone breaks: “I've broken just about every bone in my body, including back (L1-3 fusion), elbow (with reconstructive surgery), clavicle (2x), hand, foot,…
 
For anyone looking to start an online business, this is a great episode. We chat with Jake Thomas on how we went from no experience in SEO to generating $5k per month with https://goldenhearts.coWe learn his strategy for coming up with new content, discovering profitable niches and much more. And the best part? He spent almost no money.You can stay…
 
Josh Belinsky grabs the mic today to chat about he went from lactose intolerant to running Slate Milk, a beverage brand in over 3,500 stores with 20 grams of protein and 0 grams of sugar. They’ve been seen on everything from Kickstarter to Sharktank to some of the biggest stores in the world. We sit down to chat about: How they even figured out how…
 
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