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Mountain Bike Race XC level 2

Author

Nick de Meyer British Triathlon Federation level 3 Coach, Training Bible Master endurance coach

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Length

6 Weeks

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Plan Description

This Mtb race xc plan is a progression from the Mtb race level 1 plan. It is designed to take you up to the next level of fitness, and does this with more race specific and higher intensity sessions, including a weekly series of full gas intervals.

In this plan you'll be doing 5 mtb race specific sessions a week with 2-3 core sessions a week. How many of the core sessions you do is optional.

This is a progressive mountain bike training plan aimed at 90-120 mins of cross country racing. It has 2 sessions a week of core strength, progressing through the weeks into more muscular strength workouts.
The bike sessions are designed to get you race ready in 6 weeks.Training 4-5 times a week, being interval and hiit training based they progressively increase the amount of time you're working at race pace over the 6 week plan

There is some high intensity interval training included to increase your anaerobic capacity, as well as some skills based sessions and endurance training to maintain your base fitness

If you have any questions about the plan please email Nick at Sound Coaching at gronaldinyo@gmail.com
www.sound-coaching.co.uk



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
MTBx5
5:40 hrs 2:30 hrs
Strengthx2
1:25 hrs 1:00 hrs
Day Offx1
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
MTB
5:40 hrs 2:30 hrs
Strength
1:25 hrs 1:00 hrs
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


Nick de Meyer

Speedy Swimming

Nick has been a Level 3 British Triathlon Coach for 14 years, and has been a master endurance coach with Training Bible Coaching UK in that time. He is also a Training Peaks Level 2 Accredited Coach, and has worked as a Regional Development Coach for the South East region for British Triathlon.

Alongside his online coaching business, Nick also runs Speedy Swimming which specialise in 1-2-1 front crawl technique lessons, endless pool swim video analysis, swim clinics and group swim sessions