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Marji Gessick 100 Finisher Plan, 12 Weeks, 10- hours/week

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Marji Gessick 100 Finisher Plan, 12 Weeks, 10- hours/week


Jeremiah Bishop

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12 Weeks

Plan Description

Marji Gessick 100 is the toughest America! You however have a secret weapon; this plan has the key elements of my preparation used to win and finish in under 10 hours! This is a focused training plan for experienced competitive cyclists who balance training around a full-time job. It applies the training secrets of the pros along with other proven scientific methods. It’s exciting to share my custom workouts and insight that give me an edge at the toughest endurance races in the world. Unlike other 100-mile races like Leadville, the Marji has more single track and have many steeper climbs this is the program that will help you achieve a PR performance and get a shot at that belt buckle! Gym Running and Yoga are included in this plan. Seek the advice of a Doctor before starting any exercise regime.

Requirements: Good base fitness (14 weeks of base training) and the ability to train 10 hours-a-week with the ability to ride 5-6 hours one day per week off-road. Heart rate monitor, power meter optional but recomended.

What this plan includes that you won't find anywhere else: • Daily race specific NUE 100 workouts for heart rate and power based; scaled by TSS • Top tips for tackling race week • Testing protocols for honing in on what you really need • Nutrition protocols for optimizing your lipid power • Race day strategy and notes • Optional initial phone consulting to customize your plan (Additional $70 fee)

This plan is available as a document for 15% off. E-mail to learn more.

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Always consult a physician before taking on any extreme exercise like prescribed here, safety first when riding!

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
MTB x3
06:17:00 06:00:00
Bike x2
02:28:00 04:00:00
Day Off x2
—— ——
Other x1
00:15:00 00:15:00
Strength x1
00:21:00 00:45:00
Custom x1
00:02:00 00:20:00
Run x1
00:24:00 00:45:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
06:17:00 06:00:00
02:28:00 04:00:00
Day Off
—— ——
00:15:00 00:15:00
00:21:00 00:45:00
00:02:00 00:20:00
00:24:00 00:45:00

Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter
  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Jeremiah Bishop

Bishop Training

Bishop Training is a style: fun, progressive, purpose-built training that incorporates cutting edge science with the know-how to win!

As a coach to World Tour road cyclists, mountain bike Olympians, and weekend warriors, I know what it takes to get the best performance from athletes of any level.

I provide coaching, consultations, custom training plans, personalized individual and group instruction and camps. I can help you achieve your performance goals.

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