Training and Racing with a Power Meter, 3rd Edition

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Training and Racing with a Power Meter, 3rd Edition

Training and Racing with a Power Meter--3rd Edition

by Hunter Allen, Andrew Coggan PhD, and Stephen McGregor PhD

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Training and Racing with a Power Meter, 3rd Edition, brings the advanced power-based training techniques of elite cyclists and triathletes to everyone.
power meter can unlock more speed and endurance than any other training tool―for those who understand how to interpret their data. By quantifying exactly how much energy a cyclist expends, power meters lend unprecedented insight into a rider’s abilities and fitness. With the proper baseline data, a cyclist can use a power meter to determine workouts, long-term training, and even race strategy, pacing, and tactics.
Training and Racing with a Power Meter is the pioneering, cutting-edge guide that makes it possible for any rider to exploit the incredible usefulness of any power meter. Coach Hunter Allen and exercise physiologists Drs. Andy Coggan and Stephen McGregor show how to use a power meter to profile your strengths and weakness, how to measure fitness and fatigue, how to optimize your daily workouts, how to peak for races, and how to set and adjust your racing strategy while you are racing.



  • Learn about the latest power metrics: FRC, Pmax, mFTP, Power Duration Curve, and more
  • New power tools chapter: Learn how power is measured from each power meter
  • Learn the science behind the latest in power training metrics.
  • Two new additional training plans: Masters and Triathlon 
  • New methods of power duration testing, a new testing method to pinpoint weaknesses for a variety of short- and long-distance race formats
  • Training plans to raise your Functional Threshold Power
  • Power-based workouts tuned to your specific training goals: Over 100 new workouts
  • New case studies: Masters and Triathlon
  • New guidance for triathletes on pacing the bike and run
  • Over 100 new graphs

Training and Racing with a Power Meter, 3rd Ed., will continue to be the definitive guide to the most important training tool ever developed for endurance sports.




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DC Rainmaker: "Overall, I’ve found that the PowerPod can be solidly accurate in most situations, assuming you are aware of the limitations – or aware of changes to configuration that could impact it. Further, it’s ability to seemingly ‘heal’ itself does act as a bit of a safety net should the aerodynamic profile change significantly enough to otherwise impact power readers. I’d sum it up as: If you do a clean calibration ride – things are impressively accurate across a wide range of riding environments and positions."

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The Chain Link: "...So what’s the verdict on this thing? Is it possible to get good power data for less than half the cost of the next thing on the market? Yeah, sure. The PowerPod proved to be a consistent (and surprisingly durable) performer in a variety of conditions, some of which it was never intended for..."

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The 5k runner: "...considerably cheaper than a direct force power meter and easily swappable between bikes.....Perfect for the beginner and multi-bike owner. Perfect for the expert too. … you can work out how to tweak your riding position if you think about it. Cool."

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