Posts by Jake Rytlewski


The Effect of Racing at Altitude

  

The effects to your body when racing at altitude are higher heart rate and lower power output. Since you are getting less oxygen to your muscles your body increases it's heart rate to help bring in more oxygen which means you reach your max output quicker.


How to Build Power on the Bike

  

Knowing the demands of your A race and tailoring your training to meet those demands is at the core of race specific training. Keeping track of your power outputs for certain time intervals is a great way to ensure you are focused on the right area and making progress.