Cyclocross 10 Weeks to Peak - Beginner, Intermediate - Coggan Classic Zones - FREE webinar - CX
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10 Weeks to Peak Cyclocross
written by Tim Cusick, TrainingPeaks WKO Product Leader and master coach with Velocious Cycling Adventures
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Tim Cusick explains how to use your own data to customize and enhance your training plan, and you get free access when you purchase any of our cyclocross plans. Instructions are provided in the plan.
This is a 10-week CX (cyclocross) plan designed to prepare beginner or intermediate road or MTB racers for the demands of CX races. The plan includes many high-intensity, on-bike workouts. Start this plan 10 weeks before your goal race or season kick-off. Each week includes 6-12 hours of workouts, with rest weeks scheduled in. For best results, complete an 8- to 12-week training base before starting this plan if you haven’t raced and trained throughout the summer. If you’re coming off a road or MTB race season, take 1 or 2 weeks of rest/transition before starting this plan. The final four weeks of this plan feature a block training format for best results.
Included with your plan:
- Instruction booklet (attached to the first day of the plan)
- Testing protocol
- Coaching comments and tips
- Free cyclocross webinar
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Tim Cusick has written dozens of training plans for many different areas of cycling: road, gravel, time trial, mountain bike, cyclocross, indoor training, and more. Click here for a full list of his current plans by sport type and click here for a comparison chart of his major plans.
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How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|8:24 hrs||3:00 hrs|
Day Off x1
|0:13 hrs||0:15 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||8:24 hrs||3:00 hrs|
||0:13 hrs||0:15 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
- Heart Rate Monitor
- This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
- Access your training plan anywhere on the TrainingPeaks mobile and desktop apps.
- Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
- Plan for your event in the TrainingPeaks calendar.
- Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
- Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.
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