Thursday, April 7, 2011

So What's the Big Deal about Power?

Many moons ago, cyclists trained by heart rate, but in the past few years--accelerated by the Lance Armstrong era in which he made people take notice of the value of purposeful training--top-level cyclists and pros have committed to training with power meters.

Here is a unique look into the power numbers for a professional cyclist:

Michael Mørkøv's SRM data from Tirreno-Adriatico TTT

Paul Thomas, EdD, Associate Professor
Furman University

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