8 Week Early Prep MTB : 8 hours per week

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8 Week Early Prep MTB : 8 hours per week

Author

Kurt Perham

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Length

8 Weeks

Typical Week

2 Custom, 2 Strength, 4 Bike, 2 MTB

Longest Workout

1:26 hrs

Plan Specs

cycling mountain biking beginner intermediate advanced masters power based strength

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Summary

Includes Structured Workouts

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An early season Prep plan for the MTB athlete with a time limit of ~9 hours per week.
--access to a gym or home gym
--there is NO FTP test so assumption of what your zones are
--some workouts written for the road but can be easily used on the MTB.
--Most sessions built using Workout Builder so able to use on Smart Trainers.

Stats

Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
Average Weekly Training Hours: 08:41
Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Training Hours: 08:41
Average Weekly Breakdown

Kurt Perham

PBM Coaching

All levels of MOTIVATED athletes!

1:1 monthly coaching :Race Specific Training Plan Construction :Private Consultations :Group/Club Presentations

Supported Training Plans.

Youth Athletes Development
Action Sports (motocross fitness, strength and conditioning, etc)
Xterra, Mountain Bike, Triathlon (all distances)

Sample Day 1

0:10:00
DAILY "details"

Your Daily Details.
-be an ATHLETE everyday
-includes diet, sleep, stress management.
-simple stretching
-some basic self massage (get some massage lotion, work from feet to hips always towards the heart)
--PICK 2 songs from your playlist and do the following.


-cat cow
-prying squat : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDIksAI25MA

-spiderman instep stretch : https://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=1hhb1sb67Eg
-hip rocking : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GImwCsuBLyo

Then do 5-6 x banded hip bridges w/2sec hold : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjLPEfu5PN0
And finish with 5 full tension breathe plank hold.
- 120-200sec done continually.

Sample Day 1

0:40:00
OPTION DAY.

-check the energy.
--if whupped take the day off.
--option to spin VERY EZ (sub 60%)
--if multisport athlete, you could sub in a 2k ez swim
--if runner a power hike could fit the bill here.

Sample Day 2

0:45:00
33.7TSS
35-60min Endurance Pace : 68-78%

Workout duration:
-35-60min
--sub 78%
--RPE is 4-5 out of 10
--1 bottle per hour of water or sports drink

-Primarily moderate aerobic session
-Watts are 55-79% of FTP/LT
-~500-600KJ per hour

Sample Day 2

0:35:00
Simple Strength : Trap BAR, SLDL : 30-35min

WU:
Start foam roll, hip mobility and dynamic WU.
- HIP MOBILITY work :
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRmFiQ6lBn4
-Dynamic WU:
-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQ9HGPjY1qs

-Simple Power.
--DB squat jumps : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVpp2XH1ELI
--3 x 5

2 x Tri-sets:
-Tri-set A:
-Trap bar deadlift, use the low handle if you can : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzvsIU9FW60

-TRX ROW
-Plank for 5 forceful complete breathes

Tri-Set B:
--SLDL : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8MmbhVL5io
-- Push up (add weight Vest if you need to)
--SIDE PLANK


WD:
-light static stretch + rehydrate and calories

Sample Day 3

1:03:00
42.3TSS
Big Gear Sprints - 6 reps

WU: 20min @ 55-70% of FTP/20MP : ~200KJ of easy riding. -finish with 3-5min @ tempo pace (near 80% of FTP) then spin easy for 2-3min MS: x big gear, Force based Sprints. Done from a "walking pace" of ~8-10mph. Start in ~53x17 or 53x15 EXPLOSIVE and quick, no longer than 10sec. Full recovery, 2-3min as needed. Goal is to stay within 10% of peak watts. CD: 15+ minutes at a similar pace to the WU.

Sample Day 4

0:35:00
Simple Strength : Trap BAR, SLDL : 30-35min

WU:
Start foam roll, hip mobility and dynamic WU.
- HIP MOBILITY work :
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRmFiQ6lBn4
-Dynamic WU:
-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQ9HGPjY1qs

-Simple Power.
--DB squat jumps : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVpp2XH1ELI
--3 x 5

2 x Tri-sets:
-Tri-set A:
-Trap bar deadlift, use the low handle if you can : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzvsIU9FW60

-TRX ROW
-Plank for 5 forceful complete breathes

Tri-Set B:
--SLDL : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8MmbhVL5io
-- Push up (add weight Vest if you need to)
--SIDE PLANK


WD:
-light static stretch + rehydrate and calories

Sample Day 4

0:45:00
33.7TSS
35-60min Endurance Pace : 68-78%

Workout duration:
-35-60min
--sub 78%
--RPE is 4-5 out of 10
--1 bottle per hour of water or sports drink

-Primarily moderate aerobic session
-Watts are 55-79% of FTP/LT
-~500-600KJ per hour

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