Ep. 11: Coach Isaiah on Racing Tour of Utah!

This week, Frank and Jackson sit down with FasCat coach Isaiah Newkirk, a seasoned performance coach and professional cyclist for the 303 Project Cycling Team, to talk about his training leading up to next week's Tour of Utah. Isaiah is designated team leader, and will be hunting for a high overall placing at one of America's toughest races.

We talk about Isaiah's specific training, how training his gut has been a game changer for managing in race nutrition, and an overview of some of the key stages and what to expect for this exciting week long stage race. Isaiah will also be contributing regular video updates from the race, as well as publishing his TrainingPeaks data so definitely stay tuned for more ToU content!

Be sure to follow Isaiah and the 303 Project on social media to keep up with them during the race (links below). If you have questions for Isaiah for the post-Tour of Utah debrief, leave them in the comments below or via Twitter. Enjoy! Thank you for tuning in to the podcast, and for all of the great feedback on the show. If you have questions, ping us on Twitter @fascat and @jacksonlong, or by commenting below.

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/ianewkirk

Instagram: https://instagram.com/isaiah.newkirk

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About Frank Overton

Frank founded FasCat Coaching in 2002 and has been a full time cycling coach since 2004. His educational background includes a Masters degree in Physiology from North Carolina State University, pre-med from Hampden-Sydney College. Frank raced at a professional level on the road and mountain bike and currently competes as a "masters" level gravel and cyclocrosser. Professionally Frank comes from medical school spinal cord research and molecular biotechnology. However, to this day it is a dream come true for Frank to be able to help cyclists as a coach.

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