Signing up and completing your Profile settings

Visit Training Peaks and click on the sign up free button top right.

When you sign up you are offered a free account and this includes a 14 day premium trial. Enter your personal details and choose your primary sporting discipline.

  • Swimmer
  • Runner
  • Duathlete
  • Triathlete
  • Cyclist
  • Mountain Biker
  • Adventure Racer
  • Climber
  • Other

Once you have created your account you are transferred to the Home view.

The first thing to do is click on the anonymous avatar/your name top left to enter the account settings view which you should complete fully before you do anything else.

The fields you need to complete are:

Account Details

These are self explanatory, don’t forget a great avatar and if you have a coach then enter his email here.


Zones are very important. You should leave the default settings if you don’t know how to personalize them.

If you want to change the values, then you can manually edit them or make individual changes to values and methodologies and let Training Peaks re-calculate the other values for you.


Enter your daily calorie goal.


You can add your Bikes and Shoes here.

  • Name
  • Brand
  • Model
  • Wheels
  • Crank Length
  • Purchase Date
  • Start Distance
  • Notes
  • Make Default
  • Make retired

This is where you set the view layouts and default options

Once you’ve completed your settings you are ready to get started. Following are the four main views you will be working with. (Home, Calendar, Dashboard, ATP) They are accessed from the main menu at the top of each view: