Workout overview

Duration: 1h 12m

Stress points: 66

Zone distribution

Z1: 21m

Z2: 10m

Z3: 40m

Z4: 1m

Z5: -

Z6: -

29%
14%
56%
1%
0%
0%

Sport specific strength is a critical component of long-distance triathlon. This session aims to produce large amounts of muscular force with limited disturbance to the cardiovascular systems.

Many professional long-distance triathletes include regular strength endurance work as part of their micro-cycle routines. And for good reason. Research has shown that training at a lower cadence produced more significant power benefits at threshold than training at a higher cadence.

These types of sessions are great if you've got tired legs but still want some quality. This session in particular is made up of 5 x 8 minute reps where the cadence is kept low (60-75 rpm), with moderate intensity (78-84% of FTP).

✓ Available in Zwift More workouts like this

  • 1. Strength Development

    1h 12m | 66 SP

  • 2. Half-Distance Power Development

    1h 1m | 63 SP

  • 3. FTP Development

    1h 1m | 74 SP

  • 4. Endurance Stimulation

    1h 15m | 81 SP

  • 5. VO2max Development

    52m | 67 SP

  • 6. 4 Minute Power

    55m | 56 SP

Similar workouts

  • FRNKLN - January 11

    1h | 61 SP

  • Stage 13

    44m | 67 SP

  • 2. Capacity into Sweet Spot

    1h | 75 SP

  • Tempo w/ Bursts

    1h 10m | 75 SP

  • 1. Zwift Academy FTP Test

    1h 7m | 56 SP

  • Day 4 - Sub Threshold #3

    1h 16m | 83 SP

  • Cadence Bursts

    1h 3m | 63 SP

  • Strength 2

    1h 5m | 69 SP

  • 6. Zone 3 Volume

    1h | 60 SP

  • Day 4 - Tempo

    1h 7m | 64 SP

  • Day 4 - Tempo

    1h 7m | 64 SP

  • Modified 2/3+

    1h 50m | 122 SP