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Ride your Next Gran Fondo FASTER and STRONGER! Intermediate Cyclist Training Plan

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Author

Menachem Brodie

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Length

16 Weeks

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Plan Description

Human Vortex Training Menachem BrodieDesigned by exercise scientist, expert coach and athlete Menachem Brodie, BS, CSCS this program brings you his knowledge, experience, and expertise from coaching endurance athletes from around the globe the last 9+ years.

Looking to ride Stronger and Faster at your next Gran Fondo?
This program will allow the intermediate rider the ability to increase their speed and power for their next 120km-160km Gran Fondo, or Century Ride.


What does this program feature?
This program features 4 days a week of training with significant time at intensity (Tempo effort+) and focuses on those riders who are looking to train 2 days mid-week, and both weekend days. Mid week rides are 75 minutes or less, and weekend rides range from 3-6 hours.
Weekly training times range from 8-12 hours (only 1 week is 12 hours-week 9, and 1 week is 11 hours-week 11).


What are the requirements to use this program?
Riders should be able to handle back to back weekend training rides 3.5-4.5 hours in length, with intensity, as well as 2 weekday rides 75 min in length. Most riders who choose this plan have been riding for 1-2 years, and have completed 15+ rides 70+ miles in length.


I don't race, but my weekend group rides are fast 2.5-3.5 hour sufferfests, is this program right for me?
Yes! As long as one of your weekend rides in 2.5-3.5 hours in length with 15-20% of that time at intensity (tempo or higher), this program will work for you!

Questions? Please visit us on the web at HumanVortexTraining.com or email Coach Brodie directly at: Brodie@HumanVortexTraining.com.

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bikex4
8:39 hrs 6:00 hrs
Day Offx3
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
8:39 hrs 6:00 hrs
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter
  • GPS

All supported devices

Menachem Brodie, NSCA-CSCS, USAC-PBT

Human Vortex Training LLC

Remarkable Value provided to clients:
Advanced understanding of Biomechanics, Injuries, Rehab, & Sports performance (Mental & Physical components)

Having been one of the slowest riders of my riding group when I started, I had to quickly use my background in Strength Training & Exercise Physiology to figure out how to keep up. 10 years later, I've helped athletes around the world to maximize their potential and power!

  • Advanced experience & knowledge in Injuries, Rehab, and Sports Performance