END 2 END Plan - Finisher Plan

Average Weekly Training Hours 03:49
Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Training Hours 03:49
Training Load By Week

A plan for any rider looking to finish the Isle Of Man End2End Mountain Bike Challenge. With a range of on bike training session this plan is ideal for highly motivated riders whether they have experience of training or are a beginner. Our plans contain clear instructions with detailed descriptions on how to complete each training session and are created by a British Cycling Level 3 qualified mountain bike coach with over 10 years of coaching experience. Riders without a data collection device, such as a Garmin can follow the instructions in the plan to track their training with ease. Any riders with a data collection device will be able to track their training with more accuracy. If you have any questions about the plan please contact us by email: pedaltoprogression@hotmail.com Happy trails! Adam at Pedal To Progression

Sample Day 3
1:30:00
Heart Rate Hill

Find a hill that will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. Warm up for 15 minutes then ride the climb with a paced start. Attacking the last section of the climb.

RECORD your maximum heart rate at the end of the climb. We will work out your training zones from this.
Finish the session with a steady pace and a warm down.

If you have a heart rate monitor that records as you train (e.g. Garmin) you can upload this data to Training Peaks and it'll work your levels out for you. Alternatively contact us at pedaltoprogression@hotmail.com if you'd like us to work them out for you.

Sample Day 6
2:00:00
Cross Country Ride

This type of session aims to prepare your body for the distance you will travel in the END2END.

Using your own route, your goal is to set your benchmark distance. Do this in the time you have available. We recommend at least 2 hours to make sure your are working your aerobic energy system which will be required in the E2E.

RECORD the distance traveled and the time taken to complete your loop in the comments box.

Focus on a steady pace for the duration of the ride.

Sample Day 10
1:00:00
Short XC Loop

Choose a short loop over flattish terrain.

Ride in HR Zone 3-4 for most of this ride.

Sample Day 13
2:00:00
Cross Country Ride

In the time you have available, your goal is to travel further than you did on your benchmark ride. 
RECORD the distance traveled and the time taken to complete your loop. Ideally, aim for over two hours to allow your body to work on developing your aerobic endurance.
Ride in heart rate zone (HRZ) 2-3.

Sample Day 17
1:00:00
Short XC Loop

Choose a short loop over flattish terrain.

Ride in HR Zone 3-4 for most of this ride.

Sample Day 20
2:00:00
Cross Country Ride

In the time you have available, your goal is to travel further than you did on your benchmark ride. 
RECORD the distance traveled and the time taken to complete your loop. Ideally, aim for over two hours to allow your body to work on developing your aerobic endurance.
Ride in heart rate zone (HRZ) 2-3.

Sample Day 24
1:00:00
Short XC Loop

Choose a short loop over flattish terrain.

Ride in HR Zone 3-4 for most of this ride.

Adam Henderson - British Cycling L3 MTB Coach
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Pedal To Progression

"Specialising in offering coaching services for Off-Road disciplines including mountain biking: XCO - Marathon XCM - MTB Enduro Downhill and BMX

Adam tailors every training programme to you whether training with power or heart rate. A specialist in offering event specific technical, tactical and data analysis.

As a qualified British Cycling Level 3 Mountain Bike Coach I will give you the optimum training programme for your event!

Contact us to explore your options!
www.pedaltoprogression.com