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VORS: Pre-Season Cat 1-2 Part 1; 8 week, ~11 hrs/week New for 2020

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VORS: Pre-Season Cat 1-2 Part 1; 8 week, ~11 hrs/week New for 2020


Jeremiah Bishop

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8 Weeks

Plan Description

This is the official Virginia Off Road Series specific training plan!

With the purchase of this plan you have decided that this year is going to be your best year yet!
This plan is designed with the unique terrain and courses we have in Virginia in mind.

This VORS training plan is for intermediate racers all the way up to the top expert. However, you do not need to be an expert to successfully complete this plan but you will training like one!
We also know that lives are busy and days are full; with that in mind you will see that midweek workouts are specially designed to be possible to completed indoors with a smart trainer or traditional trainer and max out at 2 hrs.

What do I need to do to get the most out of this plan? 3 weeks of light base training 5-8 hrs a week.
To get the most out of every workout a power meter on your bike is helpful but not required. Minimally a heart rate strap and bike computer will be needed to track your progress through the VORS plan. Also, a smart trainer for indoor trainer rides really helps you target specific zones and rpms to make those gains!

The plan includes strength conditioning; cross training and core workouts for specific performance benefits that mountain bike athletes need. Custom and fun bike workouts keep the training fresh, while building the important rock-solid foundation of fitness you'll need for a great season.

This training plan does not require but could benefit from having access to a gym. Yoga is not incorporated in this plan. If you practice yoga, substitute out the short core workouts for your existing practice is great.

Consultation and customization of this plan is available at additional cost.

We have used our decades of personal experience from racing all over Virginia
to design this custom plan and we think you will love it.

John Petrylak Series Champion

Jeremiah Bishop
2x USA National Champion

How it Works

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x3
04:28:00 03:00:00
MTB x2
04:17:00 03:11:00
Strength x1
00:39:00 00:45:00
Other x1
00:09:00 00:15:00
Day Off x1
—— ——
Custom x1
00:02:00 00:20:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
04:28:00 03:00:00
04:17:00 03:11:00
00:39:00 00:45:00
00:09:00 00:15:00
Day Off
—— ——
00:02:00 00:20:00

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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  • 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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