FREE Zwift Custom Workout: The Championship Decider

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FREE Zwift Custom Workout Plan – Chris Standidge:
The Championship Decider!

As part of the TRI247 Workout Series on Zwift we now have available from 23rd May the ‘The Championship Decider’ custom workout file used by Chris Standidge in our latest weekly group workout session.

You can also find links to the files of all of our previous sessions below too.

Chris Standidge


The Session

This session includes a mix of intervals and Big Gear Work. Longer than our normal weekly TRI247 Workout Series session, this session has a twist.

Set 1 – 5*30secs Z3 [83%] – Increase cadence 95-105, 30secs Z1 recovery

Set 2 – 6*1min Z3 [89%] – 70.3 effort, cadence 50rpm, 1min Z1 recovery

Set 3 – 4*2min Z4 [92%] – Just over 70.3 effort, cadence 55rpm, 1min Z1 recovery

Set 4 – 3*3min Z4 [95%] – Hard, threshold effort, cadence 60rpm, 1min Z1 recovery

Set 5 – 2*4min Z4 [98%] – Very hard, cadence 68rpm, 3min Z1 recovery

*** THE DECIDER! Will you end the session there or push on to Set 6? ***

Set 6 – 12min Z4 [103%] – TT Effort at Race Cadence

Here are the details on The Championship Decider session:

Chris Standidge TRI247 Workout Series Zwift Championship Decider

Many thanks to Chris (and his coach, Rafal Medak), for setting the session and leading another excellent Wednesday night TRI247 Workout Series. Details of next week’s session will be released very soon.

Join us every Wednesday night at 7pm, UK-time for a different triathlon-focussed workout (typically of around one hour), set and lead by a special guest.

You can download the file here (and check out the installation instructions below):

TRI247 Workout Series: ‘Chris Standidge – Championship Decider’ DOWNLOADChris Standidge

Custom Workout downloads from previous Zwift sessions:

For details on how to add workout files to Zwift:

The .ZWO file stands for a Zwift Work-Out file. When someone creates a custom workout (whether it be you, a friend, or a coach), Zwift generates a .ZWO file that contains the entire workout. You can share it with your friends or other Zwifters – or add their workouts to your device – by following the steps below.

PC / Mac

Go to your Documents\Zwift\Workouts folder, find the “.zwo” file, and send it to your friend. Any .zwo files you move to your Documents\Zwift\Workouts folder will be added to your custom workouts menu the next time you launch the game.


In order to add custom workouts to iOS, you need to also have a computer with iTunes installed. It’s not currently possible to create custom workouts on iOS (as of 01/2017).

  • Plug your device into your computer and open up iTunes.
  • Click on your device in iTunes, then click “Apps” and scroll down to the “File Sharing” section.
  • You should see Zwift listed, and it should have a “Zwift” folder. Click that, click “Save To,” and save it to a location of your choice.
  • Find the saved Zwift folder, and copy all the workouts you want into the Zwift/Workouts folder
  • Go back to iTunes, click “Add,” and choose the Zwift folder with the new workout files. You’ll want to “replace” the folder on the device with your newly modified folder.
  • Click “Sync” to save the changes to the device.

When you start Zwift, they will show up in your Custom Workouts section at the bottom of the available Workouts.

Source: Support Zwift 

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