Improving your FTP, or Functional Threshold Power, will help you out in nearly every road cycling situation. Subscribe to GCN: gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Your Functional Threshold Power (FTP) is the highest level of effort that you can sustain for one hour. If you race, ride lots of climbs or just like to ride hard, this is one of the most important aspects of training for you to work on. There are several ways to get out and improve your FTP like sweetspot training, threshold efforts and also restructuring your training plans. Check out the video, let us know your thoughts in the comments and don't forget to like and share! Thanks to Alexis Ryan of UnitedHealthcare for helping with this one. Go and follow Alexis on Twitter: gcn.eu/1Gt2Z9b Buy GCN cycling kit - USA: gcn.eu/GCNkitUSA Rest of World: gcn.eu/gcncyclingkit Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: gcn.eu/buy_GCN_stuff Music: Jaws - Filth Jaws - Breeze (Instrumental) About GCN: The Global Cycling Network puts you in the centre of the action: from the iconic climbs of Alpe D’Huez and Mont Ventoux to the cobbles of Flanders, everywhere there is road or pavé, world-class racing and pro riders, we will be there bringing you action, analysis and unparalleled access every week, every month, and every year. We show you how to be a better cyclist with our bike maintenance videos, tips for improving your cycling, cycling top tens, and not forgetting the weekly GCN Show. Join us on YouTube’s biggest and best cycling channel to get closer to the action and improve your riding! Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Santini cycling kit: gcn.eu/BuyGCNKitYT Kask helmets: gcn.eu/1FrbcHK fi’zi:k shoes: gcn.eu/1tsXI7S Garmin: gcn.eu/1GtylOY SCOTT bikes: gcn.eu/1Btx0Bj Ridley: gcn.eu/1EDbfPy YouTube Channel - gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - gcn.eu/gcnFb Google+ - gcn.eu/gcnGPlus Twitter - gcn.eu/gcnTW Leave us a comment below!