When the cutting edge cycling coach and sports scientist Jason Boynton Ph.D. asked for a contribution to his podcast, the answer was clear.
The Cycling Performance Club Podcast is a panel of scientists, pro-cyclists, and cutting-edge coaches discussing topics in training, performance, science, and all things cycling.
The show is co-hosted by: Sport scientist and cycling coach, Dr. Jason Boynton; Pro-cyclist and cycling coach, Cyrus Monk; And professional cycling coach, and author of the Cycling Science Digest, Damian Ruse.
You can listen and subscribe to The Cycling Performance Club Podcast on the Semi-Pro Cycling podcast feed, wherever you listen to podcasts.
To listen to the Cycling Performance Club Podcast featuring contribution from The Zommunique’s own Christopher Schwenker, P.T., click the image above!
In this episode of the podcast
Your time and money are valuable. That’s why it is important to invest these commodities wisely and carefully consider the claims of products and practices meant to improve your cycling performance.
This week each of us deep-dive into a product or claim that has recently triggered our skeptical spider senses. Things that made us stop and say, “Is that true?” and “Does that even improve cycling performance?”.
Herein we investigate: Normatec recovery boots, lactic acid buffering lotions, and a blog providing back pain advice for cyclists.
1:30 Sign up for the Strava study! See link below for information!
3:15 The value of skepticism.
7:35 Normatec boots. What are they? Do they improve recovery as they claim to? Should you invest your money in them?
20:45 Lactic acid buffering lotions. Do they actually improve endurance performance? Should you include them in your race day arsenal?
44:50 Advice for treating cyclist back pain given in a TrainingPeaks blog vs. a response from a trained medical professional Christopher Schwenker, P.T..
71:30 The value of critical thinking for athletes and coaches.
This episode’s panel:
Jason Boynton, Ph.D.
Jason Boynton, Ph.D.
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Semi-retired as owner and director of his private Orthopedic Physical Therapy practice after over 20 years, Chris is blessed with the freedom to pursue his passion for virtual cycling and writing. On a continual quest to give back to his bike for all the rewarding experiences and relationships it has provided him, he created a non-profit. Chris is committed to helping others with his bike through its work and the pages of his site.
In the summer of 2022, he rode 3,900 miles from San Francisco to New York to support the charity he founded, TheDIRTDadFund. His “Gain Cave” resides on the North Fork of Long Island, where he lives with his beautiful wife and is proud of his two independent children.
You will read him promoting his passion on the pages of Cycling Weekly, Cycling News, road.cc, Zwift Insider, and Bicycling. Chris is co-host of The Virtual Velo Podcast, too!