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Power-to-Weight Ratio for Cyclists: When Watts/kg Matters, and How to Improve It

Power-to-weight ratio is one of the most important metrics in cycling, but it can also be a negative influence driving athletes to obsess over weight. Learn how it can help make you faster if used correctly.


Training Lessons From an Athlete With a 4.8 Power to Weight Ratio

Progress isn’t always linear— and that’s not a bad thing. TrainerRoad successful athlete Jack Turnbull shares his journey through the ups and downs of his progression and how he’s adjusted his training to sustain a 4.8 power to weight ratio.


How Structured Training Can Improve Your Power to Weight Ratio

There comes a point in a cyclist’s progression where unstructured distance isn’t enough to stimulate improvement. Jozsef Evans used structure and performance based goals to continue his progression and get faster. In a matter of a few months, the structure paid off and helped Joe increase his watts per kilogram from 3.1 to 4.2. Here’s how Jozsef did it.



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