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Old 07-04-20, 03:16 PM
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Barry2 
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Month 2 (Beginner) - not going to happen!

07/04/2020
Summary of Month 1 of Beginner Program - That sucked!
Having found that two months (April, May) of riding miles didn't improve my Strava estimated FTP, I decided to try intervals. After all, intervals are the recognized method of increasing power in most all sports.
I have completed the first month (June) of the Beginner FTP Program with no measurable increase in FTP power. (140w to 144w)
To say it's disappointing is an understatement. I didn't even get my participation award 8-).

FulGaz offers two FTP improvement programs "Beginner" and "Keen". I see little point in continuing with the Beginner FTP program, I expected to see a jump in FTP for the first month, then diminishing gains for the last two. What I got was no better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick.

I have decided to re-start FTP interval training with the Keen program.

OK, Lets go!

Last edited by Barry2; 09-04-20 at 05:04 PM.
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