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This a Gravel Cycling Training plan designed to get you ready for a solid performance at a Gravel Race under 3 hours in duration such as Paris to Ancaster, Rasputitsa or similar events.
Is This Plan For You?
This plan assumes you have some fitness base coming into these last 2 months before the race and It is appropriate for riders who have raced and trained before (intermediate/advanced).
If you are further out from your race, please check out our popular '3 Months Offroad Base Training Plan'
This plan will get you fit but also make sure you are prepared. It follows the same progressions and ideas I have used to get many athletes to personal bests, age-group podiums and many top 10s in the overall.
The plan that provides guidance on adding time/volume as your schedule and fitness allows. The general range of hours required is 6-12 but, again, there are notes to extend or shorten depending on your time available.
It includes guidance for power, heart rate and RPE. It is ideal to use all 3 but you can use any of the 3 and still have great success.
If you are new to training or you are pushing your limits in this event consider our 3 Month Made for you plan (see below)
What Does It Include?
While other plans will include only workouts. This plan includes reminders about preparation, bike setup and critical event specific workouts to ensure you are ready to thrive on race day mentally and physically. Consummate Athlete offers guidance on equiptment and fueling built into this training plan. These guidelines can be refined by booking phone consultations as you follow the plan.
Structured Workout Downloads are included for most bike workouts ( for Garmin / Zwift Etc ). Some workouts do not have download to keep things simple and provide freedom from focus and devices! (e.g. ride endurance on gravel for 3 hours).
A basic core routine and 1-2 weekly yoga and/or walking sessions are provided and encouraged throughout the plan, in line with our Consummate Athlete philosophy.
You can use this plan by HR, Power or RPE - you do not need to use downloads as the title and description of each workout should allow for completion of the key elements of the workout.
Do you have an Irregular Schedule or Want a Custom Training Plan?
Consummate Athlete offers a 3 months Made For You Plan, which eliminate much of the friction of pre-made plans because it takes your schedule, goals, equipment, and abilities into account Learn about 3 Month Plans
Please feel free to Email Peter for more details
How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
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This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
- Heart Rate Monitor
- 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.
- Completed workouts sync with popular apps like Garmin and Wahoo. Learn More
- If plan includes Structured Workouts, then planned workouts sync to compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time. Learn More
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