Peloton's "Build Your Power Zone" program is a 5 week program designed to help your get stronger, and improve your FTP score. If you're not familiar with power zones & FTP, be sure to check out our FTP Friday Series. This is an intermediate level power zone program - if you are just starting out, be sure to check out the "Discover Your Power Zones" program first. And also be sure to check out the free Home Fitness Buddy Power Zone library & timer tool to see a preview of each ride, and a timer to know when to change zones!
Overview of Peloton's "Build Your Power Zones" Program
Peloton's "Build Your Power Zones" Program Description
Here is the official description for "Build Your Power Zones" from Peloton: "Welcome to Build Your Power Zones, a 5-week program designed to improve your FTP. Before starting, please retake the FTP test and ensure you know your zones and have the Power Bar on your touchscreen."
Peloton's "Build Your Power Zones" Program Badges
It wouldn't be a Peloton program without badges (you can always find a full list here). You can earn a Bronze badge for completing 8 classes, Silver badge for completing 11 classes, Gold badge for completing 14 classes out of the total 16 classes.
Instructors for Build Your Power Zones for Peloton
There are 5 different coaches for the Build Your Power Zones program. They are:
- Matt Wilpers
- Denis Morton
- Christine D'Ercole
- Ben Alldis
- Olivia Amato
How to join the Peloton Build Your Power Zones program
At time of publishing programs can be joined from the Peloton Bikes, Tread, or Peloton Digital app. They are not available through Peloton's website. Simply browse to the programs area, find the Build Your Power Zones program, and join the program.
Schedule & Class List for Peloton's "Build Your Power Zones" Program
The following is a list of the classes for each week which are part of the program. Note that as part of Peloton's relaunch of programs, these classes are "locked" and only available as you progress through the program. However, you can click any class name in the list below to find it, where you can then bookmark or add it to your stack and take it now if you want.
Week 1 Schedule & Class List for Build Your Power Zones program on Peloton
Welcome to Week 1! This week we lay the groundwork. From here, each week will get progressively more challenging until Week 5, when we taper to prepare for our final FTP test.
Week 2 Schedule & Class List for Build Your Power Zones program on Peloton
Congratulations on unlocking Week 2! As promised, this week we are ready to start gradually increasing the weekly training load by introducing some Zone 4 efforts. Enjoy!
Week 3 Schedule & Class List for Build Your Power Zones program on Peloton
Welcome to Week 3! This week, we introduce Zone 5 efforts as we continue to gradually increase our weekly training load. Keep up the great work and enjoy!
Week 4 Schedule & Class List for Build Your Power Zones program on Peloton
Welcome to Week 4, the most challenging week of the program. These workouts focus on targeting threshold power & improving overall FTP as we train in zones 4, 5 & 6. Crush it!
Week 5 Schedule & Class List for Build Your Power Zones program on Peloton
Welcome to Week 5, our final week of the program! Here, we focus on recovering yet keeping our legs fresh for the FTP test. Enjoy and let's see how far we have come!
Day 6 Class 2 - 20 min FTP Test Ride with Matt Wilpers - 2021/04/23 @ 9:00am ET
If you would like to find details about other training programs Peloton has, you can check out our page here for a list.