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José Ramón Lillo, PhD is a researcher at the University of Alicante. In this interview, we discuss a study where Functional Threshold Power (FTP, as measured by 95% of the average power from a 20-minute all-out time trial) was compared to maximal lactate steady state (MLSS) and other physiological markers.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Definitions of testing protocols for FTP and MLSS
-How does FTP compare to MLSS according to Dr. Lillo's research?
-How does the warm-up protocol of the FTP-test (Coggan and Allen proposed a long, intense warm-up including a 5-minute time trial) impact the measured FTP?
-Recommendations for a lower correction coefficient than the original 95% to get a better estimate of MLSS
-General testing recommendations for field and lab testing
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LINKS AND RESOURCES:
- José's Research Gate profile
- Is the Functional Threshold Power a Valid Metric to Estimate the Maximal Lactate Steady State in Cyclists? - Lillo-Bevia et al. 2019
- Functional threshold power: Relationship with respiratory compensation point and effects of various warm-up protocols - Barranco-Gil et al. 2020
- La velocidad de ejecución como referencia para la programación, control y evaluación del entrenamiento de fuerza - book by Juan Jose Gonzalez Badillo
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