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16 Weeks to Finish Your First Century for Beginners

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Menachem Brodie

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16 Weeks

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Includes Structured Workouts

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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.

Finishing your first ever century ride is considered a right of passage for all growing cyclists. There is truly nothing like finishing your first ever 100 mile ride...You will always remember the absolutely epic time you had that day- the course you took, the weather, the friends who you rode with, and how you prepared!

Who is this plan for?
This plan is built for the beginner, who has been riding both weekend days for about 2-3 hours in a group, or by themselves. If you've been riding 2 days a week for 2-3 hours, as well as riding 2-3 other days for 45-60 minutes, this plan WILL WORK FOR YOU!

What does this plan give me?
This plan not only gives you the blueprint to help you build your energy systems to be able to finish your first Century ride, but it is also chalk-full of Coaching tips to help you avoid common mistakes many riders make (making the day even more epic, but far less fun...)and Shared experiences from other riders from when they completed their first 100 Miler.

How is the plan set up?
The plan is set up with two weekday rides, 65 minutes or shorter, as well as progressively longer and/or more challenging back to back weekend rides. The weekday rides can be moved around within the week, so long as they are done in order. The weekend rides may be done with a days rest in between if your schedule requires this, as you will STILL finish your first century. However, for best results, keep both weekend rides in the written order, and keep them back to back!

Purchase of this program includes the Human Vortex Training Interval Descriptions document, which explains how to use your training plan to maximize results, PLUS email access to Coach Brodie at any time for questions that you may have about this plan.

For more information about this plan, please DOWNLOAD the Description Document.

Questions? Please visit us on the web at or email Coach Brodie directly at:

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x4
7:24 hrs 6:30 hrs
Day Off x3
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
7:24 hrs 6:30 hrs
Day Off
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Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter

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
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