Functional Threshold Power: Does It Really Matter? | GCN Does Science

Published on June 3rd 2018


We've brought in our favourite Genie-us, Professor Louis Passfield, to find out whether functional threshold power, FTP, is actually relevant in determining your fitness. Subscribe to GCN: Register your interest in the GCN Club: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! Does your FTP only tell you how strong you are for an hour? Or is it still a useful indicator of your overall fitness? Louis Passfield put Si and Blake from GMBN through their paces to find out what their FTP can tell us about their ability, and whether it's lacking at all as a training tool. If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GCN... 5 Training Myths Tackled 📹 Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / Music: Epidemic Sound Rotations - Friends With Animals Uppercut 1 - Anders Bothén (1) Roughness 1 - Anders Bothén Roughness 2 - Anders Bothén