Is there really an "Ultimate FTP Builder" session?, Session Failure, Training and Carbohydrate Ingestion

Episode 4 June 28, 2021 01:38:31
Is there really an "Ultimate FTP Builder" session?, Session Failure, Training and Carbohydrate Ingestion
The Cycling Performance Club
Is there really an "Ultimate FTP Builder" session?, Session Failure, Training and Carbohydrate Ingestion

Jun 28 2021 | 01:38:31

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Hosted By

Damian Ruse Cyrus Monk Dr. Jason Boynton

Show Notes

Host topics covered in this episode:
1:25 What happens when an athlete can’t complete a session? What is the role of the athlete and the role of the coach in this scenario? How can sessions be prescribed to prevent this from happening?

28:40 How does carbohydrate combustion and availability influence placement of harder sessions in a training program? How much carbohydrate is burnt during a session and how much recovery is required to replenish the stores?

47:00 Which session is best for increasing FTP?

54:40 Why is FTP a priority?

55:50 Threshold training to increase threshold

66:30 Training intensity distribution studies

70:10 Polarised training as a means to increase FTP

88:35 If there was a perfect session for increasing FTP, how would it be included in a training program?

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Co-hosts:
Jason Boynton, Ph.D. - sport scientist and cycling coach
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Cyrus Monk - professional cyclist and cycling coach 
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Damian Ruse - professional cycling coach
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