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Build - Long Ultra Gravel Events - 3 Months Training Plan

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Build - Long Ultra Gravel Events - 3 Months Training Plan

Author

Peter Glassford

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Length

16 Weeks

Plan Description

This is 3 months of training building towards a block of big gravel rides or races. This plan is meant to balance sustainable volume with adequate preparation for very big (eg. 100 mile and beyond) Gravel races
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In addition to 3 months of training It includes a 1 month 'race phase'. This is 4 weeks where there are 2 weeks with races (or big rides), a week off and then another week with a big weekend ride or race but you can adjust that block as you need.
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The 3 months ahead provide reminders to test yoru bike/gear/pacing and fueling
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The volume of weeks is build along with time at moderate loads (sweet spot and tempo) as well as slow progression of your weekly long ride
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A strength routine and download is provided for 1-2 weekly strength routines
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Structured Downloads for use on a smart trainer or to download are available for many (BUT NOT ALL) of the workouts.

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Peter

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x5
08:40:00 10:10:00
Strength x2
00:46:00 00:30:00
Other x1
00:06:00 00:30:00
Custom x1
00:28:00 00:30:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
08:40:00 10:10:00
Strength
00:46:00 00:30:00
Other
00:06:00 00:30:00
Custom
00:28:00 00:30:00

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

- Peter Glassford - MTB Coach, Ontario, Canada -

Consummate Athlete Coaching

Consummate Athlete Coaching helps busy adult athletes balance life and big adventures! I work with adults in the off-road disciplines - MTB, Cyclocross, Gravel, Enduro. I have been coaching for over 20 years and work full time on Cycling Coaching in Ontario, Canada but work with clients around the world to achieve health and performance goals.


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