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    Understanding Cycling Power Zones

    Training according to power and/or heart rate is a great way to get specific with training to maximise improvements. Following is a table which gives a comparison between intensity, heart rate, and power zones. With the use of a power meter, it is possible to target specific training zones to generate certain training outcomes as discussed in this blog. 7 Cycling Power Zones These zones are the standard cycling zones generated by Dr. Andrew Coggan (Co-author of the book Training and Racing with a Power Meter). Zone 1  Active recovery                <55% of FTP This zone is to encourage recovery without adding additional stress…

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