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12 Week Cyclocross (CX) Base Plan for Beginner Cyclists (6hrs-8hrs a week) (Smart Enabled)

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Author

Threshold Endurance Sports

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Length

12 Weeks

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Includes Structured Workouts

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Plan Description

This plan is geared at the cyclist with 6-8 hours a week to train or a Beginner level cyclist wanting to build a steady progressive base to prepare them for their peak event season or race season. This plan includes general riding, skills practice, moderate running, cyclocross rides, and optional MTB rides. You can expect 45min to 1hr rides during the week and 1.5-3.5hr rides on the weekend. You can expect to come out of this plan with some consistent mileage in your legs and some work geared at raising your lactate threshold giving you a strong foundation for your season. This plan is geared at setting some good groundwork to start your season with which also gives you a solid foundation to continue to build upon as you progress through the season.

**All workouts in this plan are smart capable and can be dowloaded for use on your cycling computer or smart trainer.

If you have any questions regarding this plan, please contact a TES Coach at info@thresholdendurance.com. TES training plans are currently developed/maintained by Jason Short and Shawn Hodges.



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Day Offx2
—— ——
MTBx2
2:22 hrs 2:00 hrs
Bikex2
4:10 hrs 3:30 hrs
Runx1
0:15 hrs 0:20 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Day Off
—— ——
MTB
2:22 hrs 2:00 hrs
Bike
4:10 hrs 3:30 hrs
Run
0:15 hrs 0:20 hrs

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter
  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

T.E.S.

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