EPC Ultra Endurance MTB Race Competitor Training Plan (12 wk)(5 days/wk)
Matt Eggleton (Eggleton Performance Coaching)All plans by this Coach
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This plan is built for the more advanced "Weekend Warrior" that can schedule 8-12 hours of training per week (over 5 days per week) in preparation for a 100 mile Ultra Endurance MTB Race. It's based on proven methods of progressive overload and periodization.
For athletes working Monday through Friday, begin this plan on a Monday (Fridays are Rest Days, and the long rides will be on Saturdays and Sundays). For athletes with other work schedules, it may work best for you to begin the plan on another day of the week.
This plan presumes the athlete already maintains a good degree of fitness, has been building base hours/miles over the prior weeks, and has recently established a fairly accurate FTP.
This plan enabled Matt to finish all four National Ultra Endurance 100 Mile Epic MTB Races that he entered in 2019, finishing fourth in the Masters Division for the race series.
Aiming for a TSB of 15-20 on A-Race Day.
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*** All Eggleton Performance Coaching cycling training plans are best performed when the interval sessions are executed on a smart trainer and the non-interval sessions are ridden outdoors. Synch TrainingPeaks to Zwift, TrainerRoad, or Rouvy (perhaps others as well) and run the workouts in Erg Mode for the optimal experience and benefit. When riding outside in lieu of an interval session on the trainer do your very best to match the intensity level, duration, and TSS of the intended workout. Your form on race day depends on this.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|6:39 hrs||4:00 hrs|
Day Off x2
|3:55 hrs||11:00 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||6:39 hrs||4:00 hrs|
||3:55 hrs||11:00 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter