Zwift – Sweet Spot Ramps

A little while back, Zwift revamped their workouts menu. Shortly after that, I noticed they had a variety of either new, or more likely more prominent Sweet Spot Training (SST) workouts available. Typically I will do the SST Short workout, which is: It’s a decent, sweaty session, but one that isn’t so taxing that it … Read more

Low Cadence Baseline

Today’s ride was a choice between the Zwift Academy 2023 Workout #2 (Shorter) or SST. So I went with a third choice, two x 15 minutes at FTP efforts. I figured the SST ride would be beneficial for sure, but setting a baseline as to how it feels to ride at FTP at a lower … Read more

Zwift Academy 2023 – Group Workout #1: Long | Explosive 30s

Being a glutton for punishment, today was my second attempt at the Zwift Academy 2023 – Group Workout #1. Only this time around I opted for the Longer workout, as opposed to the Shorter version which I ‘completed’ on Tuesday. Going into this one, I thought the only difference was a 20 minute tempo effort … Read more

Zwift Academy 2023 – Group Workout #1: Short | Explosive 30s

Explosive indeed. So explosive I ended up blowing up, big time. The big takeaway from today’s ride was this: eat properly before tackling this one. I’d started the day not even thinking about Zwift. I mean I knew I would be on Zwift at lunch time, but that’s just a regular Tuesday for me. The … Read more

Lionel Sanders’ Yellow Day Workout in New York

Boredom. That’s my theory on why the people over at Zwift HQ meddled with the Workouts menu. Gone are all the usual ones I knew, and in their place are a few groups and some obvious brand associations. OK, so I’m in a bit of a bad mood today. I’ll try to offset some of … Read more