Weight Loss for Cyclists

On a follow up episode from our extremely popular Winning in the Kitchen podcast, it's time to dive into the world of nutrition and weight loss yet again. It may sound counterintuitive, but the time to lose weight is NOT during the peak of the racing season, but instead during the offseason and winter base period.

This is an incredibly hot topic of discussion among cyclists and other endurance athletes, as power to weight is a critical factor for performance. However, there is both a wrong and a right way to lose weight, and our goal today is to offer up some of our thoughts on losing weight and eating well in a sustainable, effective, and healthy way. What would Alaphillipe do?

Weight loss for Cyclists Part 1

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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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