Kolie and Kyle look at how duration and intensity play a role in FTP training. The discussion touches on how to structure workouts beyond 2x20, workouts for the time crunched and those with abundant time, and how to adjust workouts to account for TTE.
Bad news, everyone. You're training too hard for crits. Kolie and Kyle uncover the physiology of what makes someone successful at criteriums, cyclocross, and other types of repeated sprint performances. It's probably not what you think.
Kolie and Kyle take a deep dive into the pros and cons of the many FTP tests. "What is special about 60 minutes to the human body?"
What tests should certain people avoid? How hard is it to ride at your FTP? 20 and 60 minutes, 8 minutes, ramp test, and variable-duration FTP tests as discussed here: www.trainingpeaks.com/blog/the-physi…ing-protocols/