Episode 94 with Kate Courtney: Strategies for training & race day fueling

In this week’s episode we talk to  pro mountain biker and Olympian Kate Courtney about:

  • Planning race-day and training nutrition strategies
  • How strength training plays into training
  • Supplementation during training & racing
  • Her nonprofit, the She Sends Foundation

Kate Courtney is a professional mountain bike racer for the Scott-SRAM MTB Racing Team. She grew up in Marin County, Calif. at the base of Mount Tamalpais, the birthplace of mountain biking, and was introduced to cycling at a young age, riding on the back of a tandem mountain bike with her dad. In high school, she competed for the USA National Team and Whole Athlete Development Team. In 2012, she became the 1st American woman to win a UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in the Junior category. After high school, she signed her first professional contract with Specialized Bicycles while attending Stanford.

She has an impressive 25 top 10 finishes at UCI XC World Cup in the Elite Category, 5 U23 World Cup wins and 2 Elite XC and 2 Elite XCC National titles. In 2020, she competed for the US Olympic Team in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. 

Please note that this podcast is created strictly for educational purposes and should never be used for medical diagnosis and treatment.


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