Ardennes Classics

In this session the rider will prepare for longer climbs​ including maintaining VO2 Max for longer periods​

What is VO2 Max?

​Main set includes 5 x 5 min (5 min rest in between)​
First 90 seconds at 120% of FTP, followed by​
210 seconds at 105% of FTP

What is an FTP test?

Source: Haugen et al., 2022

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Maurten recommends:

Pre-exercise: Maurten Bicarb System 1-4 hours before

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1-4 hours before

1 x Maurten Bicarb System


1 x Gel 100 Caf 100 or
1 x Gel 160 or
1 x Gel 100

Maurten recommends:

Take 1-2 sips of Drink Mix between sets

Main set

1 x Drink Mix 160 or
1 x Drink Mix 320 or
1 x Drink Mix 320 Caf 100

Cool down
10-30 min