Indoor Cycling - Gain 20 Watts in 6 Weeks. Includes Zwift racing option. (5-6 hr/wk)
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“Indoor training designed to smash your 20 minute record in 6 weeks!
Training plan description: Do you train indoors the majority of the time? Are you looking to improve your threshold with indoor training while keeping your training fresh and exciting with the option to include Zwift races or group rides?
This training plan is designed for indoor training with sessions designed to be fun and highly productive so that you stay mentally fresh and motivated for the entire plan and smash your 20 minute power record at the end of the 6 weeks! An optional power test is scheduled at the start of the plan and again at the end of the 6 weeks to evaluate your improvements.
A Zwift race or group ride can replace 1-2 sessions each week as indicated in the plan. Training sessions are compacted into 1-1.5 hour sessions with the option to extend ride times. The hours each week range between 5-6 hours total for indoors training (with options to extend for outdoor riding).This plan works well if you already have a good level of fitness, are used to doing some higher intensity efforts, and have been training consistently 4+ hours/week.
The training is with Power and is designed in the Workout Builder format which provides your personalized power zones in each training session which are calculated automatically from your Threshold number inputted under settings. Additional benefits of the Workout Builder format include direct training session sync to your Garmin or Wahoo device and Zwift plus upload to many other trainng devices and indoor apps like TrainingRoad, CycleOps and more.
Designed by former professional and multiple national champion coach Simon Kessler of Simon Says Cycling, coach Simon has coached for 25+ years and has enjoyed an incredible track record as a coach which includes state and national champions on multiple continents in the road, track and mountain biking. Some of Simon’s clients have won world championship medals and gone on to wear the yellow jersey in the Tour de France. With this plan, you receive 30+ years of top-level experience in a super effective training plan that will lead to fast improvements.
-This training plan starts on a Monday
-The plan is reusable an unlimited amount of times
-This plan works with power only (no heart rate zones)
-Your day's training session appears automatically each day on Garmin, Wahoo, Zwift and more.
-The plan is designed for to be done indoors but can also be done outdoors
-On certain days indicated in the plan a Zwift race can replace the session prescribed
-Designed with the latest Workout Builder - offering you more precise training with your personalized power intensities automatically displayed for each session
-Additional instruction and coaching via our client-only FB group
Training for another race or personal improvement goal? Checkout our other training plans for racing (road, time trial, criterium), centuries, gran fondos, base training, power gains, and more. Visit: simonsayscycling.com
How it Works
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This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
- 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.
- Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.
This plan is protected by our Refund Policy and may, with the author's approval, be exchanged for a plan of equal value from the same author.Still have questions about this plan?