If you train for power you'll probably be clear about your FTP (Functional Threshold Power), and what your training zones are.
But don't worry if you're new to the world of watts and don't know what it is because it is very simple.
The FTP, or Functional Power Threshold, according to Allen and Coggan, is defined as the maximum average power that can be maintained during one hour of exertion.
Why is it important to know your FTP?
Knowing your FTP, you can calculate your training zones and know whether you are progressing.
How to calculate your FTP
The easiest way to calculate your FTP or FPF is with a test.
The following article explains how to perform the test. See >