MTB 6-8 Day Stage Race 12 Week Build Plan 40+ (Masters)
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This plan is designed for people 40 or more years of age who want to compete in a 6-8 day MTB stage race. The build plan is designed to prepare you for the demands of racing your mountain bike for 6-8 days. Before starting this plan we recommend completing the 12 week MTB 6-8 Day Stage Race Base 40+ (Masters) plan. Visit our site to learn more about choosing our training plans to meet your needs.
Start this plan 12 weeks before the start of your target race. Rest days are on Monday and Friday and rest weeks every three weeks. Designed to start on a Monday with shorter workouts on weekdays and longer workouts on weekends.
Workouts are written to use a power meter, a HR monitor or rate of perceived exertion, but using a power meter AND a HR monitor is best for accurate monitoring of progress. The plan includes structured workouts compatible with your smart trainer and device to guide you through workouts in real time.
This plan is perfect for races such as Breck Epic,TransRockies Classic, Transylvania Epic, Single Track 6, Pisgah Stage Race, BC Bike Race, Trans Alps, Swiss Epic, Trans Andes and Cape Epic and many others.
Visit the MTBCoach MTB Stage Race Training Plans page for more details.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|6:59 hrs||4:00 hrs|
|1:30 hrs||0:30 hrs|
|2:00 hrs||2:00 hrs|
|0:09 hrs||0:10 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||6:59 hrs||4:00 hrs|
||1:30 hrs||0:30 hrs|
||2:00 hrs||2:00 hrs|
||0:09 hrs||0:10 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
- Heart Rate Monitor