CYCLING : Increase your FTP in 8 weeks
Julie H Dunkle, Co-Owner NYX Endurance. 8+years coachingAll plans by this Coach
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About Julie Dunkle:
Julie is an 8x Kona Qualifier 8x 70.3 Worlds Qualifier, often with the fastest AG bike split. This plan is written from my personal experience on the race course coupled with over 100 athletes who have successfully. This plan is a cycling block to increase your FTP and can be incorporated into triathlon training .
About the Plan:
Length: This 8-week program is for the intermediate /advanced cyclist/ triathlete who wants to increase their FTP. Take your bike leg to the next level.This plan is 4-5 hours per week on the bike with intensity + volume. You average 4 bike workouts a week with the longest weekend ride at 2:30. This plan can be part of a triathlon/duathlon plan as well; simply replace these bike workouts with scheduled ones.
Workout Distances & Durations:
Requirements: You should be riding 3-4 days a week and be able to ride hills.
Ride days are Mon, Tue, Thur, Sat.
To get the most out of this plan, you will need a power meter for cycling.
All Workouts Are Structured Workouts!
The plan uses the TrainingPeaks structured workout feature, providing precise workout details including pace or heart rate targets for all segments/intervals within each workout. These workouts can be easily imported into devices, including most Garmin multisport watches and bike computers. See this article for more information.
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How it Works
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This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
- This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
- Access your training plan anywhere on the TrainingPeaks mobile and desktop apps.
- Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
- Plan for your event in the TrainingPeaks calendar.
- Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
- Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.
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