Terms and Definitions

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You'll see some abbreviations and terms in your workouts; scroll through the glossary below to find out what they mean! TrainingPeaks has some abbreviations of their own, so check out their glossary, as well.

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avg

average

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CD

cool down

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EPC

explosive power for climbing

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EPD

explosive power development

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FR

Fatigue resistance, often when the hard part of the workout is toward the end of the ride

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HC

high cadence

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HR

heart rate

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MS

main set (the main part of the workout)

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NP

neuromuscular power OR normalized power

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PDC

power duration curve in WKO

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PE

perceived exertion

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PW

power

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RPE

rate of perceived exertion

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RPM

rotations per minute (cadence)

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WU

warm up