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I'm not going to argue the science, either. I think if you realistically only have 5-6 hours/week to train, your training should be heavily periodized over the season with at least 3-4 peaks, and you should be using a system like Time Crunched.

Does doing anaerobic work improve FTP? IMO it may indirectly. The thing that helps me with FTP the most in terms of benefits/time is to do some longer medium efforts on top of a good strong base. My favorite FTP workout is 1-2 hours of tempo with sprints to 160%-200% of FTP every 3 minutes.
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