As the Tour de France enters its second rest day, Dr. Kevin Sprouse and Patrick Morris reflect on last week’s injuries and the impact of extreme heat. From the challenges of maintaining a proper diet on the road to the intense focus on aerodynamics during the time trial, there’s no shortage of factors that can make or break a cyclist’s performance. Plus, hear how athletes can support the cardiac system as it works overtime to keep up with the demands of the three-week race.
Hear from guests:
Alex Howes, former EF Education-Easy Post 2x Tour de France rider
Robby Ketchell, sports technology & data scientist
Dr. Aaron Baggish, cardiologist
Stay tuned for next week’s coverage as the Tour de France continues.