Fast Talk podcast, ep. 19: How and why to quantify your ride

Are you aiming for a particular number on a training ride? We talk to Dirk Friel about the variety of ways to quantify a workout.

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What numbers do you use to describe your rides? Some cyclists keep it simple with mileage and time. Others delve into TSS, FTP, or kJ to quantify a day of training. We talk to Dirk Friel of TrainingPeaks to explain how cyclists can use the data to make your workouts more effective and productive.

Trevor’s PMC graph >>

Dirk’s PMC graph >>

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