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CX, watt/HR by Output Cycling

Author

Dan Backhausen, Headcoach @ Output Cycling Denmark

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Length

8 Weeks

Plan Description

Racing Cyclo-Cross is a blast! You get to be a kid again, ride your bike over stuff, splash in mud puddles, get stuck in mud bogs and of course do some fun racing with your friends! It is fast and intense and you are going to push it in order to beat your competition!

This plan is for the CX/ road/MTB cyclist that wants a great plan and has between 6-12 hours a week to train. This is an intermediate plan and the workouts are tough, challenging and fun and for certain will make sure you are ready to crush in 'cross!

One unique thing about this plan is that it has ‘options’f or each weekend, so that if you are racing on Saturday, or Sunday, not racing at all or racing both days, there is an option for you to follow. The plan consists of workouts at various effort levels. It offers wattage, heart rate, and rate of perceived exertion (RPE) options so you can gauge yours effort whether you use a power meter, an HR monitor, or prefer to work out by feel.

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x8
11:46 hrs 2:30 hrs
Race x2
4:00 hrs 2:00 hrs
Run x1
0:36 hrs 0:30 hrs
Strength x1
0:12 hrs 0:15 hrs
Day Off x1
—— ——
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
11:46 hrs 2:30 hrs
Race
4:00 hrs 2:00 hrs
Run
0:36 hrs 0:30 hrs
Strength
0:12 hrs 0:15 hrs
Day Off
—— ——

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter
  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Dan Haffner Backhausen

Output Cycling Coaching

Together we focus on optimizing the benefits for the effort you put in, in all aspects of "The Plan". As your personal coach, in addition to the actual training, I factor in work and personal life for long-term success.

Subscriptions include daily feedback, weekly plan adjustments and monthly video-conferences, where training and race performance is analyzed together and readressed.

Output Cycling Coaching motto is: "Train Smart, Train Hard - and rest a lot".


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  • 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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