10-12wk FTP Builder Week 9 Day 3

The cold hard truth is: Tonight was supposed to be about riding Amsterdam city ride on Tacx Software. Alas, it wasn’t to be. Being honest, I think I’m jinxed when it comes to that Tacx Software. Talk about problems. Tonight’s issue was a fairly simple one: My 7 day demo access had expired. Can’t really … Read more 10-12wk FTP Builder Week 9 Day 3

50 Minutes of Light Pedaling

How do you put on weight? Two meals out in the space of 3 days. Yep. After all that hard work on Sunday, I feel like I’ve reset the clock with two 3-course meals in a very short period. And likely over the Xmas period, things will only get worse. Last night I wanted to … Read more 50 Minutes of Light Pedaling

A Splash of Light Pedaling

For this evening’s ride I was looking for something about an hour long, and certainly a little on the relaxed side. Some light pedaling, but enough to get some kilometers on the board. As such I opted for one of the FTP Builder rides, this time repeating Week 8 Day 3. I had thought about … Read more A Splash of Light Pedaling

FTP Builder Week 9 Day 1

For this afternoon’s ride I had two goals: Ride over 37km Don’t thrash myself As I’ve mentioned previously, I’m now using the FTP Builder rides predominantly as recovery rides, and will use other, harder workouts to push myself towards improving my overall FTP ‘score’. This ride was pretty dull to be fair. I opted for … Read more FTP Builder Week 9 Day 1

FTP Builder Week 8 Day 4

For this afternoon’s ride I carried on with the FTP Builder series, this time riding Week 8 Day 4. I genuinely question whether or not this is actually helping me build up my FTP at this point. The weekly review graphs clearly show these rides are far from taxing. However, they do serve as jolly … Read more FTP Builder Week 8 Day 4