After the end of season break the body needs re-activating. Advance athletes take less time to do this. Ride: 1.5hrs @ 72% FTP, 6 small ring sprints.
30 minute test - take the average power and heart rate form last 20 minutes for power and heart rate.
3 hours @ zone 2 - steady-state effort to begin bases training.
Hilly route, remain seated on climbs.
Complete cadence intervals on a climb using the 6 minutes recovery period as the descent.
A continuation of base endurance training. Intensity ranges have increased; Endurance block 1:40 @ 70-80 of FTP.
Although it may seem early to be including these types of intervals, studies have shown threshold intervals are not hugely effective incomparasion.