Zwift Riding & Racing: How Important is FTP?

We’ve already talked a bit about how to train with Zwift but for folks not accustomed to power training the concept of FTP and training zones is uncharted territory. What does it mean? Do you need to do an FTP test? And how does it affect your Zwift riding? Understanding FTP FTP, or functional threshold power, is theoretically the point at which your body begins to substantially rely less on fat for fuel and more and more on glycogen. Think of your aerobic system like a funnel and the effort you’re…

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