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12-Week Preseason Cyclocross (Beginner/Intermediate, CX, Reusable) Includes email access to coach.

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12-Week Preseason Cyclocross (Beginner/Intermediate, CX, Reusable) Includes email access to coach.


Tucker Olander

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12 Weeks

Plan Description

Many cyclists aren't sure how to transition their fitness from road/MTB into cyclocross form. There are many components to factor in - skills, running, plyometrics, intensity, volume, etc all need to work their way into a proper training program. Let us take the guess work out of the plan for you!

This 12 week plan will assist you in wrapping up your base and building a big aerobic (Hemi) engine, transitioning into variable intensities, then finish up with race-like outputs. We will include all of the variables listed below and manage fatigue throughout the program with 3 built-in rest weeks.

This plan will work best for those with few summer goals, with their sights set on cyclocross. Both intermediate and advanced riders (Cat. 3/4) can use this plan with no alterations needed.

Should you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Tucker directly at

How it Works

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x4
09:05:00 05:00:00
Day Off x2
—— ——
Strength x1
—— ——
MTB x1
01:19:00 03:00:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
09:05:00 05:00:00
Day Off
—— ——
—— ——
01:19:00 03:00:00

Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter
  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Tucker Olander

Ultreya, LLC

With over 12 years of racing experience and 8 years of coaching experience, Tucker Olander brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Coach Tucker also holds a BS in Sports Medicine, so he adds academic proficiency to his practical wisdom. Whether your goal is to simply improve your overall fitness or to win a major event, Tucker can help you accomplish your goals!

  • 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.

Refund Policy

This plan is protected by our Refund Policy and may, with the author's approval, be exchanged for a plan of equal value from the same author.

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