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Your Guide To Functional Threshold Power
Functional Threshold Power, or FTP, is a serious stat bandied about by many cyclists.
If you’ve heard of FTP but aren’t sure why it is important or how to measure it, follow our simple guide to discover more.
How And When To Start Building Sprint Into Your Training
Even if you don’t plan to finish with a sprint at your next sportive, sprint sessions can still be beneficial to your training.
In this blog, you’ll find out how to integrate some sprint training into your schedule and some helpful hints on when to start sprint training for the most benefit.
Sprint training benefits nearly every type of rider. Even if your goal is a hundred mile sportive and you are very unlikely to ever find yourself sprinting for a finish line there are still clear reasons why it would benefit your fitness.
For a start, sprint training, 30 seconds of all-out effort followed by 4.5 minutes of recovery has been shown to have similar benefits to endurance training. So sprint training is a time efficient way of building your endurance for long events.