I do a 20 minte FTP test and zero record of it. FTP, or functional threshold power, is nominally the power output that can be sustained for one hour. Zwift automatically saved the whole 70 minytes tests (warm-up, test, cooldown) so I have the avg watt for the 70 minutes but not for the test itself. Thank you for the nice answer! Remember to amend it in any other training apps you use such as Training Peaks or Zwift. 100% simulation has 0 impact on workouts or FTP tests as wattage is controlled by ERG mode. I am pretty blown away with the results from "training to numbers/power". Zwift should have automatically updated your FTP based on your 20 minute effort (which is 95% of that average). In a partnership between WTRL, Zwift, Zwift Live and Zwift Community Live we are proud to be launching a multi-week seasonal team based league - Zwift Racing League Using the tabs above, you can navigate more in-depth information on how the Zwift Racing League will work, rules, times, courses etc but essentially we will … Second, the ride power stats present in Connect for Max … Log in or sign up to leave a comment Log In Sign Up. I’d be interested to download my FTP in .zip file so that I can upload it to Strava, Here is the link to the Dashboard Eric mentioned: https://my.zwift.com/index.jsp, Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled, https://zwiftblog.com/keyboard-shortcuts/. Zwift added a new FTP Ramp test to their workout plans. In the space of 8 weeks I have gone from FTP 255 - 3.3 w/kg, to FTP 294 - 4.1 w/kg, mainly from a combination of Zwift training and … And welcome to Zwift. Yesterday, I completed the FTP test in the workout section. I suppose I could run another ftp test but I don't expect the results would be much different from the 228 as I haven't seen any ftp updates from zwift in a couple months, which given I'm only riding an average of 3 times (50mi, 2h28mins) a week seems about right. I’ll be the fat lad at the back wheezing! I don't test often but it went to 276W after a couple of months, 296W after a few months, and I last tested at 312W in November. Here's how to take an FTP test or a ramp test on Zwift, what the numbers mean and our tips for getting the best score possible. When you say “Zwift should have automatically updated your FTP based on your 20 minute effort (which is 95% of that average)”. How do I find results of my FTP test? LinkBack. Is there a way to find out what it was? Result at that time was 235w which to be honest I was pretty disappointed with, but also questioned it's accuracy. Why is my FTP lower than the … The result 1 watt difference for the measurement of wattage based threshold. hide. If you're into numbers, check out … In December I decided I was going to give racing a try next year (this year) and bought a power meter. An FTP test determines the maximum average power that someone can hold over a certain period of time. Hi All, I am new to Zwift and a bit lost. FTP TestFTP stands for Functional Threshold Power and represents the highest wattage number you can expect to average over an hour. Depending on the results of the test, you will be assigned different training zones, from the easiest, Z1, to the most demanding, Z6. Zwift automatically saved the whole 70 minytes tests (warm-up, test, cooldown) so I have the avg watt for the 70 minutes but not for the test itself. After spending some time doing weekend zwift races, I found my ftp increased nicely from 208 to 216 (using the same step test), probably due to the sustained nature. report. Close. The test is only 20 minutes long, the rest of the workout is a warm-up for the test. The ramp test estimates FTP by taking the average power of your last minute of the test and multipling it by a percentage (Zwift and TrainerRoad use roughly 75 per cent). 343W is a good target to attempt to hold for your 20 minute FTP test. Zwift automatically saved the whole 70 minytes tests (warm-up, test, cooldown) so I have the avg watt for the 70 minutes but not for the test itself. For those that will be taking the FTP test for the first time, your effort is based on a scale from 1-10 of PERCEIVED LEVEL OF EFFORT where 1 is EASY and 10 is MAXIMUM+. I just finished an FTP test on Zwift. Weight reduced from 68-65 kg. I did the FTP test on Zwift and I'm at 197 Watt, but here it tells me that I have 230 Watt. And I’ve also heard you say that using the 8-minute test it’s OK to essentially throw away one of the two 8-minute blocks (if it didn’t work out for some reason), and manually set your FTP at .9x the keeper 8-min. All the data below and more is shown to Cycling Analytics users in interactive charts on the athlete statistics page, so consider creating an account if this is interesting. I do not seem to … Yep, for sure. I do a 20 minte FTP test and zero record of it. Zwift is the ideal platform for an FTP test. Currently the most popular categorization scheme for Zwift races is as follows: A: 4.0 w/kg FTP or higher. Last year I did the 6 week version and it helped me a lot! I just did an FTP test of zwift but didn’t note down the result. A ramp test is designed to estimate your FTP. As most of you know, that 1 watt … I do not seem to … This modified version of our original ramp test (above) is for lighter (under 60kg/132lbs) and more novice riders (<2 w/kg FTP). How do I find results of my FTP test? After another 4 weeks riding at 216 I tested again, this time using zwifts step test. No automatic update to my rider profile FTP status. Zwift offers an hour test and a 45-minute test you can access from the workouts screen. Next Zwift Weight/Watt/Equipment Speed Tests. I got suckered into joining Strava in hopes of reviewing the test, but there’s no mention of FTP or interpretable data. Using the Zwift Companion AppThe Zwift Companion (ZC) app turns your mobile device into a remote control for Zwift and makes Zwifting more fun and social. Questions, banter and general discussion. It’s also available as your .FIT file, located on your MyZwift Dashboard, which you can download and then upload to third-party sites such as Strava. No automatic update to my rider profile FTP status. Your FTP value is calculated by … I recently did a 20 minute test to get a gauge of where i am. Your results will vary depending on whether you're a trained athlete or just a recreational cyclist. Results Teams Features Tech Calendar Live Reports ... followed by an FTP test a few days later to test your progress. I produced an average of 302 watts at 65kg for 20 minutes. At the end of the test, Fulgaz will show your new FTP on screen. I got suckered into joining Strava in hopes of reviewing the test, but there’s no mention of FTP or interpretable data. After that it's time to give it your all - and go as hard as you can for 20 solid minutes. FTP TestFTP stands for Functional Threshold Power and represents the highest wattage number you can expect to average over an hour. Taking 5% of this result i can get a accurate estimate of my FTP being around 287 watts and therefore … I've just finished the Build Me Up training plan, so thought I'd post some of my results and thoughts for discussion. Where is the information displayed? Hedley is correct! For someone who felt reasonably fit and decent on a bike already, I didn't foresee such improvements. Results 1 to 5 of 5 Thread: FTP Test Question. More than the numbers, I really noticed my stamina improve on the MTB in real life. I do not seem to find anything relevant either in my profile or in-game in the Menu > Settings or just in the Menu. 100% simulation has 0 impact on workouts or FTP tests as wattage is controlled by ERG mode. 4. Shame there isn’t a website that covers all indoor training only in a fun newsy way. Tldr: FTP before 231W (ramp test), FTP after 248W (20 min test). All the data below and more is shown to Cycling Analytics users in interactive charts on the athlete statistics page, so consider creating an account if this is interesting. You’re set to train like a pro… or at least a lot like one of Hunter Allen’s clients (check out some of the Hunter Allen workouts incorporated right into Zwift). They took a look at the results of the FTP tests, watts per kilogram of the riders, performances during the Zwift Academy group rides and workouts, power at heart rate and so on. Posted by 3 months ago. Looking at TP results (imported from Zwift) my 20 min best was 293 watts and NP was 296 watts. My first FTP result after my break was 254W. In the case of BKOOL Cycling, you can do a 5-minute FTP test and a 20-minute FTP test. The Ramp Test Lite variation is designed for less experienced and smaller riders. (Sorry or delay, got sick and kind of forgot about this thread), Hey guys, where is the MyZwift Dashboard that @EricC mentioned in his reply? Anyone have success in finding this? Record the results of your test (using a 60 seconds 25 watt ramp test to exhaustion), specifically the watt level of the final completed stage and the duration ridden of the last, uncompleted stage. I would have not been surprised if not TrainingPeaks which reported the new FTP of 221W out of the same activity. Bit too cosy that site with Zwift HQ, but that’s another story. Set your FTP to 100w in Zwift before starting the ramp test workout. This was a long and comprehensive process to ensure the most fitting and top performing riders were selected. 84% Upvoted. Yesterday, I completed the FTP test in the workout section. If you're a larger or more experienced rider, you might prefer the Ramp Test that you'll find in this same folder. I’ve heard you guys say that FTP test results, by definition, can’t be too high. A ramp test is designed to estimate your FTP. Ive been riding for about 2 years, but have only been training seriously for about 4 to 6 weeks. I started last year with a ftp at 160 and ended the year with 220. I've been racing too much lately to do a ramp test but it's probably around 320W at the moment. I can’t even find a chart of 20 minutes max effort x 95% equation to FTP number. Because I have known that this test was coming up I did the Zwift FTP ramp/step test last week so that I could compare their results to one where I was connected to a bunch of devices measuring everything. Terribly Frustrating. Would have shown some integrity and independence for Zwiftinsider to at least reference TrainerRoad’s ramp test. While the standard FTP Test requires a challenging warmup followed by a 20-minute max effort, the Ramp Test begins with an easy warmup then ramps up incrementally each minute until … Hi Eric, just checked my numbers from a race I did on Tuesday where I received a auto FTP upgrade to 281 which seems contradict your test. This test starts at a much lower wattage, and increases in smaller steps each minute, compared to the original ramp test. Determine Your FTP with Zwift’s New Ramp Test. I will check it when I get back home this evening. This method of testing isn’t new and has been around in some shape or form for … Is it because at the end of August I recalibrated the smart trainer and now I'm using 100% simulation? I then did another Zwift FTP test and the result was 255w. This results in more accurate FTP test results for our lighter and more … LinkBack URL; ... Hey everyone. Fast forward a bit. Now, where can I see the result of the 20 minutes test? It lifted my FTP from 230 ish to over 280 (you do a test at the start and end of the 12 week programme). Where can I see that? I can’t even find a chart of 20 minutes max effort x 95% equation to FTP number. The ramp portion of the test should, ideally, take about 5-20 minutes to complete. First thing I noticed was the steps are 20w vs 6% of ftp, which in … Hi All, I am new to Zwift and a bit lost. Hopefully see you in some races soon. Hi Felix. FTP, or functional threshold power, is nominally the power output that can be sustained for one hour. More than the numbers, I really noticed my stamina improve on the MTB in real life. The new FTP of 281 happens to be 95pct of 296np. Consider a test as a good workout and the more often you perform them the more accustomed you become to them and the truer the results will be. C:: 2.5 w/kg to 3.2 w/kg FTP. No arguing with the accuracy this time. (Update: we recently added a ramp FTP test, which you can read about here .) Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:53 am by Sticky » Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:53 am Change your zp setting to match. If you're below 60kg/132lbs or are just newer to cycling, this is the test for you! I have included 2 additional columns at the right side of the table called FOR FIRST TIME and SECOND TIME. But then when I finished it said "Your FTP is 175 watts". ZWIFT 6 Week Beginner FTP Builder Review/ ResultsThanks for watching Subscribe for more videos.IG: https://www.instagram.com/4130cycling/ It uses a relatively short progressive build of one minute steps to quickly identify the upper limit of your aerobic capacity. And you can manually change your FTP as well if you feel it isn’t quite so accurate. If you press the E key (https://zwiftblog.com/keyboard-shortcuts/) it brings up the workout screen and on the right is your FTP. FTP TEST PROTOCOL. but your best 3 performances in events listed on zwiftpower indicate an ftp of at least 221 watts so i would use that as a rough value for your training rather than 195, I think that the last calibration is more approximate to my performance and is closer to the last results if you see the first training I had almost 3 w/kg, the real one I think is more close to 2.5 w/kg.... Well, I will keep fighting to not be the last one in the C category! When the test started it showed my average watts on the screen. Pace yourself and try to go as hard as you can sustain for the entire 20 minutes - you will be scored on the final 20 minute segment. share. Upon finishing, Zwift automatically updates the FTP in your profile. save. (is it because I am on Trial membership?). 4 comments. The term FTP, which stands for "Functional Threshold Power" and represents your ability to reach and hold the highest possible power output over 20, 45 and up to 60 minutes (depending on the test).. Now, where can I see the result of the 20 minutes test? Zwift is the ideal platform for an FTP test. When I finished the Zwift test and stoped the ride on the watch I was asked to accept the new FTP value of 203W however Zwift has presented the 221W. The ramp portion of the test should, ideally, take about 5-20 minutes to complete. D: Under 2.5 w/kg FTP. Now, where can I see the result of the 20 minutes test? 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The standard FTP test starts off with a long easy warmup, a few ramps, and a 5 minute effort to get the legs pumping. Here's how to take an FTP test or a ramp test on Zwift, what the numbers mean and our tips for getting the best score possible. I'm a fairly fit cyclist but haven't been able to ride as much as I'd like for the last few years due to being a new dad. B: 3.2 w/kg to 4.0 w/kg FTP. Zwift race results and statistics. Es gibt allerdings auch gezielte Workouts um deinen möglichst exakten FTP-Wert zu ermitteln. Nun gibt es einen neuen FTP-Stufentest als Zwift Workout, der … The Ramp Test is an assessment workout that uses gradual increases in Target Power to push you as hard as possible over the course of a fairly short but demanding, continuous effort.. Zwift race results and statistics. Share: Previous How to Watch Zwift Races Live on Your Computer. Right before the end I was at 183 watts. 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