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Machine Learning-Based TSS Estimation for Rides Without Power Data
P.C. Alonso Tal, M.C. @trilla_e

Machine Learning-Based TSS Estimation for Rides Without Power Data

Track all the hard work you put into your training— even when riding without a power meter. TrainerRoad’s new and improved TSS estimation uses machine learning to calculate TSS for outside rides without power meters more accurately than RPE-based estimates.


Keep your training on track with new Workout Alternates

Keep Your Training On Track With New Workout Alternates

Workout Alternates are a powerful way to find workouts with the same difficulty and structure as what your plan has scheduled, at a different duration. It helps keep your training on track, even when your schedule changes.


6 Ways To Benefit From TrainNow's Intelligent Workout Recommendations

6 Ways To Benefit From TrainNow’s Intelligent Workout Recommendations

TrainNow helps you quickly choose ideal individual workouts to fit your fitness and schedule. While it doesn’t replace the long-term focus of a training plan, sometimes you need more flexibility, and TrainNow lets you get faster on your terms. How can you benefit from TrainNow’s personalized workout recommendations?


Introducing Workout Levels: A new way to compare the difficulty of workouts

Introducing Workout Levels: A New Way to Understand A Workout’s Difficulty

Workout Levels are a new way to understand and compare the difficulty of workouts. Workout Levels go beyond simple metrics like TSS or IF, and better represent the real-world challenge of training.


The data of TrainNow

The Data of TrainerRoad: Why Athletes Use TrainNow to Choose the Right Workout

TrainNow is a smarter way to choose individual TrainerRoad workouts. Incorporating the power of Adaptive Training, TrainNow recommends ideal workouts for your current fitness, at the duration and intensity of your choice. What does the data tell us about how and why TrainerRoad athletes are using this new feature?


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How to Use Adaptive Training

Whoever you are and however you ride, Adaptive Training treats you as an individual so you can get faster. Learn how to get the right workout, every time in this guide on how to use Adaptive Training.


A cyclist interval training with a power meter

Training with a Power Meter: What Every Cyclist Should Know

Power meters are the only objective way to measure cycling performance and have revolutionized how cyclists train. How much do you know about power meters and how to use them?


Introducing Adaptive Training. Get the Right Workout, Every Time.
P.C. Nick Wilson @_nickwilsonphoto, M.C. Nathaniel Imani Davis @illumin8te

Introducing Adaptive Training: The Right Workout, Every Time.

Have you ever wished TrainerRoad could actively respond to your unique strengths, weaknesses, and scheduling needs, to train you as an individual and make you faster? Now it can! Introducing Adaptive Training, the biggest update ever to TrainerRoad. Adaptive Training uses machine learning, science-based coaching principles, and an unprecedented data set to train you as an individual and make you a faster cyclist.


Get faster with the build training phase
P.C. _nickwilsonphoto / M.C. @seesmith_ , @gc_cake_az

Building Power and Raising FTP with the Build Phase

Increase your power and raise your FTP with a Build Training Phase. Totaling eight weeks, the Build Phase’s are structured to raise your FTP, improve your repeatability, and increase your work capacity. Build is also the first opportunity in a training progression to focus on the specific skills, and power capabilities demanded in your field of racing or riding.


Get Faster with Indoor Cycling Drills
Model: @JalenBazile Photo Credit: @kokody

Eight Indoor Cycling Drills for Efficiency and Strength

Incorporating drills into your indoor workouts is a great way to reinforce good habits and experiment with new techniques. It’s also easy to do. You can add these eight drills to your indoor workouts to enhance your time spent in the saddle and target the efficiency of your pedal stroke.



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