Education Articles

Education Articles

Setup

Get the Most Out of TrainingPeaks

Once you have a plan and are familiar with the basic tools in TrainingPeaks, there are a few things you can do to get the most out of TrainingPeaks.

Joe Friel’s Quick Guide to Setting Zones

Make sure you're hitting the right intensity for every workout.

Thresholds 411

Lactate Threshold Pace, Heart Rate and Power all refer to the maximum effort you’re able to maintain while your body can still remove the lactate acid being used by the muscles. 

Workout Planning

The Comprehensive Guide to Creating an Annual Training Plan

The Annual Training Plan (ATP) is a macro-level tool that allows users to map out a long-term training plan using periodization. Periodization is a method by which one varies the type, intensity, and duration of training throughout a training year to produce peak performance for an event. Once you’ve set up an ATP, it’s easy […]

Planning for Performance: Going Beyond TSS

Planning your athlete's training should include more than just performance data. Coach Andy Kirkland walks through other important considerations you should make when prescribing training to your athlete.

Enjoy More Workout Flexibility With the New and Improved Workout Builder

With new intensity ranges, cadence targets and open ended intervals, our updates to the TrainingPeaks Workout Builder make it easier than ever to structure your training—whether indoors or outside.

Using Your Data

How to View and Use Peak Performances

Peak Performances allow you to quickly see progress toward your goals through  peak power, heart rate, or pace numbers on all bike and run workouts.

An Introduction to TrainingPeaks Metrics

Everything you need to know to get started tracking important TrainingPeaks metrics so you can accurately plan your training and measure your progress.

TrainingPeaks Announces Subjective Feedback Feature

No matter how data-driven you or your coach may be, subjective feedback can place your quantitative data in context and help guide future training.

Updates

TrainingPeaks and SuuntoPlus Bring You Real-Time Training Metrics

TrainingPeaks metrics are now available to use in real-time on Suunto 9 and 5 watches.

How to Use TrainingPeaks with your Apple Watch

You can now upload workouts directly from your Apple Watch to TrainingPeaks, making it easier to record and track your training.

What’s New with TrainingPeaks: Feature Updates

Stay up to date with the most recent features that have been added to the TrainingPeaks ecosystem of products.