Lucie Fityus rides for Veris Racing in Perth, Australia and has been using the InfoCrank power meter to support her training and racing for the past six months. Lucie took some time out to reflect on her stats from a key training block last month.
- Training block: 14 – 20 September 2020
- Total hours on the bike: 14.5 hours
- Total distance covered: 308 kilometres
- Total metres ascended: 2,635 metres
- Maximum power output: 849 watts
“I’ve been powered by InfoCrank for around six months now. I have had the road cranks since March and last week I put a power crank on my track bike too. I have absolutely loved using the InfoCrank as they provide such accurate and reliable results every week and have been instrumental in tracking my training progression. They also help me to connect to my coach Brad, who uses the numbers to gauge how to set my training program.
“In this particular week of training last month, I had shorter duration rides with intensity thrown in. This is to condition my legs for shorter track races that don’t require huge amounts of base kilometres, but need generous power output.
“On Monday, I did my usual weekly sub-maximal fitness test so that my coach can gauge my fatigue and current form. Then on Tuesday I completed ten one minute intervals with two minutes of rest inbetween – achieving a third highest one minute power personal best of 433 watts).
“Wednesday was some low intensity volume and Thursday was a track session I attend weekly in Sydney. On Friday, I decided to spice things up a little by going on a short mountain bike ride close to home. Saturday was another shorter day of intensity on which I had to complete eight 30 second intervals with three minutes of rest in between.
“The next day I had two hours of training with six four-minute Fartlek efforts to complete. I find these the hardest as they don’t allow much rest during the intervals and usually require going up a hill! I do love these weeks though as the shorter more intense training suits me as a road sprinter.
“My power output on the intervals has just been better and better, and I really love that with my InfoCrank, I don’t have to calibrate them before every ride and they’ll still maintain high accuracy!
“I’ve just got say a huge thank you to Verve and InfoCrank for the amazing support for Veris Racing and its athletes. I always recommend these amazing cranks to my fellow riders, many of whom have gotten them too!”