80/20 Cycling: Gran Fondo - >160km or multi-day - Level 0 Heart Rate
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Featuring the proven 80/20 intensity balance practiced by the world's best cyclists, this Gran Fondo >160km or multi-day Level 0 training plan makes the benefits of elite best training practices available to busy everyday athletes like you.
This plan is appropriate for newer cyclists preparing for their first Gran Fondo, as well as for masters athletes and experienced cyclists who need or prefer a relatively low-volume training program. Before you begin the plan, build your training to the point where you are riding at least four times per week for up to 1 hour.
INTENSITY TYPE : HEART RATE
This plan presents each workouts intensity target by Heart Rate, but a Power version of this plan is also available.
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Each workout can be exported to a supported device, which will automatically guide you through the session with duration, lap, and intensity prompts. See our Structured Workout page for more information.
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How it Works
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This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor
- This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
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- 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.
- Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.
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