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Wednesday’s Zwift Group Workout: The Sweet Ladder

Here are the details of Wednesday's TRI247 group workout on Zwift. Starting at 7pm, all the information you need to join us online for 'The Sweet Ladder' session

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TRI247 Workout Series #49 – The Sweet Ladder

Wednesday, 28th November 7.00pm UK time on Zwift

(ZWIFT LINK >>> https://zwift.com/events/view/105366)

For this week’s TRI247 Workout Series session on Zwift, we have a brand new session for you, which we’ve called the The Sweet Ladder.

The Sweet Ladder session

This week’s workout is another which is primarily sweetspot-based effort power wise. This is ideal for giving you a quality session at a time which, for many, will be the early stages of your 2019 training. The intensity will allow you to spend a significant proportion of the workout in and around that sweetspot area (providing a good ‘bang for your buck’ training return), without requiring prolonged recovery. That said, it’s not an easy session either!

The main set is two sets of, 4x 4mins ‘on’, 2mins recovery, with the intervals increasing in effort at 85% / 90% / 95% / 100% respectively, before repeating for the second set.

Overall, the set doesn’t require huge power outputs or speed at any point, but will require mental focus and resilience to maintain the effort through the session as fatigue starts to build from the previous reps.

The Sweet Ladder / Zwift / TRI247 Workout Series

Join us on Wednesday when we’ll be riding the Jungle Circuit of Watopia for just over an hour of quality training.

[To set your reminder, click here: http://zwift.com/events/view/105366]

You can find the custom workout files from all of the previous TRI247 Workout Series sessions on these links, to download and do ride again in your own time:

Custom Workout downloads from previous Zwift sessions:

Joining Instructions:

The workout will begin promptly at 7.00pm UK time, Wednesday 28th November 2018. It is worth logging in 10 or 15 minutes before the session to make sure you are set up and ready to go, where you will be able to warm up in the virtual ‘holding pen’.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNTXAkky4qE

Look for the TRI247 Workout Series event in the list on the right of the screen once you have paired your sensors. Click to JOIN and you will be taken to the start line ready to begin the workout.

Make sure you have set your FTP level correctly before you join the workout as all the intervals are based on a percentage of FTP so it is important to get that right. If in doubt, dial the FTP number down 10 or 20 watts as it is better to finish the session than to feel like it is too challenging.

If you have never used Zwift before but don’t want to miss out, head to the Zwift support page for tips on how to get the most out of your setup.

After the session head over to the TRI247 Facebook page for some post ride chat.

Zwift Group Rides: TRI247 Workout Series

The cool thing about a group workout on Zwift is that varying levels of ability can ride together in a group and all finish the session together having done the same relative effort, even if the actual watts are significantly different. It is not a race, but a shared goal to get a good session in the training log.

John Levison
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John Levison
TRI247's Chief Correspondent, John has been involved in triathlon for well over 30 years, 15 of those writing on these pages, whilst he can also be found commentating for events across the UK.

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