Whether you’re new to riding with power or highly versed in the ways of watts, FTP testing is one of the most important aspects of power-based training. But what is the best way to prepare for your next FTP test?
Despite countless advances in sports science, outdated and counterproductive beliefs about training and fitness are commonplace in the peloton. In this post, we take a look at five persistent bits of old-fashioned cycling wisdom, and update our understanding with a more modern perspective.
TSS is the most widely-used way of quantifying workout stress in cycling; it’s also one of the most commonly misunderstood metrics in the sport. So what is TSS, and what is it good for?
The body has three energy systems. As an endurance sport, cycling focuses on the aerobic system. But for those quick moments when peak power output is needed, it’s all about neuromuscular power zone. This article will cover how it works, how you use it, and what you can do to train it.
Not sure when to start base training? You can use your goals, discipline, and experience with structured training to guide the start of your season and decide the best time to start base training.
TrainerRoad’s one and only mission is to make you a faster cyclist. But what if, for some reason, you wanted to get slower? Here are our top tips for getting worse at cycling.
Good entertainment is essential for indoor training success, and it can boost your motivation and improve your workout quality. What’s the best entertainment option for your next workout?
FTP stands for Functional Threshold Power and estimates the highest average power can sustain for one hour, measured in watts. For cycling, FTP is a measure of fitness and an important metric that indicates the amount of work you can sustain for long durations. Additionally, it’s used to determine power zones that are used in training.
Unexpected time off doesn’t have to be a setback in your training. You can use these steps to make the most of your unplanned time off and return to training with more motivation and focus than before.
The offseason is the perfect time to introduce strength training to your routine. The good news is that you don’t have to invest much time to reap all the benefits. Here are exercises and tips to help get you started.