15 Week Century Saturday Ride Beginner/Intermediate Power Based Training Plan
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Training Plan designed for beginner and intermediate riders who can already ride for at least 2 hours at a comfortable pace. Then plan is built around Power so accurate evaluation of threshold Power is very important to the proper execution of the workouts in order to maximize the training effect.
The plan will progress from volume and endurance at sub-maximal intensities to Threshold developing periods designed to raise the athletes ability to develop power aerobically and then develop the Stamina to sustain it for Race Duration.
The format is set up to with 3 quality days on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, Long Endurance day on Sunday and Optional Active Recovery on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|11:23 hrs||6:10 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||11:23 hrs||6:10 hrs|