In Episode Twenty of the Virtual Velo Podcast, our host, Ken, interviews Coaches Joy Murphy and Shayne Gaffney to discuss the rise of Artificial Intelligence-based tools for cycling coaching.
Shayne Gaffney is the owner of GC Coaching and a pioneer in using Zwift as a tool to help train his athletes. He has developed many of Zwift’s training plans and is a former Zwift Product Manager.
Joy Murphy is a USA Tri-Level 1 Certified Coach, EnJoy Fitness founder, a regular contributor to The Zommunique, and the guest host of The Virtual Velo Podcast.
Will Artificial Intelligence take over the role of coaches, or will it be a tool that frees up coaches’ resources to focus on things the machines cannot? Please give it a listen to discover our thoughts and what the future of A.I. holds for your training!
Other key points:
- Shayne discusses using technology to scale his coaching business
- Joy discusses loving the rich data that she gets from her athletes
- Joy discusses the merits of AI coaching tools for athletes that prefer to be self-coached whether it is out of interest or financial constraints
- Ken and Shayne talk about the future of linking training stress, nutrition and recovery using A.I.
For more expert insight from Joy and Shayne, check out the Training & Performance page.
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Ep. 20: Machine Learning and AI in Cycling Coaching
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