Progression levels reducing

Anyone know why my progression levels would drop significantly in 4 days? Seems odd. Are these designed to fluctuate so significantly up and down? Images attached


Has you FTP updated in the last couple of days?

Hey mate - no. Haven’t altered my FTP for a while

How did you rate those workouts? Given they weren’t completed, the system may have treated them as a fail and adjusted things down accordingly

In the web app, hover your cursor over the red bar, and a pop-up will explain the PL reduction. It’s a real kick in the worn-out chamois:

fwiw: I am really growing to dislike PL. For my own very personal mental composition, it seems to cause more anxiety and self-loathing than anything else. Yet here I am… focused on it again.

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The over unders - I was cooked. But the endurance one I was just using as recovery over and above the prescribed plan - odd that pulling out on it early would reduce my progression level by more than half.

Right you are - I have been using TR to build for an event and now turning my focus to long outdoor rides. I guess this has resulted in the reductions by skipping workouts in favour of outdoor (event-like) training. Pretty useless if it doesn’t account for outdoor tss and zones.

in my experience, Threshold and VO2 max decay after 2 weeks. It could be that you just noticed it 4 days before it happened. Not sure about the decay rate on the other PLs.

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MUCH APPRECIATED!!! I have not seen this mentioned or stumbled onto it myself. Super cool to have this there and TR should do a better job sharing the function.

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They’re probably too busy chasing Scotty around the office these days.

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:chipmunk: :rofl:

Always best to check in with the team at support@trainerroad.com, they have the most accurate insight to the full scope of your recent workouts and their timelines to speak to any changes, or to make sure nothing is amiss.