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MTB 3 Day Stage Race 12 Week Build Plan

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MTBCoach

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12 Weeks

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Plan Description

This plan is designed for people who want to compete in a 3 day MTB stage race. The build plan is designed to prepare you for the demands of racing your mountain bike for 3 days. Before starting this plan we recommend completing the 12 week MTB 3 Day Stage Race Base 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 four 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 SingeTrack 6 3 day, Moab Rocks, TransRockies 3 days, Breck Epic 3 day, Leadville Stage Race and many others.

Visit the MTBCoach MTB Stage Race Training Plans page for more details.



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bikex3
6:04 hrs 3:00 hrs
Strengthx3
1:30 hrs 0:30 hrs
MTBx2
1:51 hrs 2:00 hrs
Otherx1
0:09 hrs 0:10 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
6:04 hrs 3:00 hrs
Strength
1:30 hrs 0:30 hrs
MTB
1:51 hrs 2:00 hrs
Other
0:09 hrs 0:10 hrs

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter
  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

MTBCoach

MTBCoach LLC

MTBCoach is a global endurance coaching company offering over 30 years of endurance racing experience and endurance coaching since 2008. We specialize in helping the Average Joe and Jane compete in endurance cycling and triathlon events. Our remote 1-on-1 coaching and training plans take into account your life and training needs and give balance to meet or exceed your goals.
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