Category 1 TIME CRUNCHED Cross Country Mountain Bike Build, Peak and Race Training Plan
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Our tried and tested LW Coaching Category 1 TIME CRUNCHED Cross Country Mountain Bike Build, Peak and Race Training Plan is smart-trainer ready and will sync with Zwift, Trainer Road and all training apps compatible with TrainingPeaks. This training plan is optimized for indoor training but any session can be synced to your Garmin and taken outdoors if the opportunity arises!
Each workout in this LW Coaching Category 1 Cross Country TIME CRUNCHED Build, Peak and Race Training Plan has both power and heart rate training guidelines. Athletes can follow along with a heart rate monitor only or take advantage of a power meter.
Weekday workouts have tips to help you work the sessions into your busy life and advice on whether to move the workout to another day or drop it. Optional extra bonus workouts are included in the plan to take advantage of when you have unexpected free time. Each Friday has a bike commute option to take advantage of casual Friday's. The longest ride of the week is at the weekend.
Weekly training duration averages 6-8 hours. An optional 1-2 bonus workouts can add another 1-2 hours/week.
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How it Works
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This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
- Heart Rate Monitor
- 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.
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