Cross Country 12 Week Base Plan (Cat 3/Beginner)

Average Weekly Training Hours 08:17
Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Training Hours 08:17
Training Load By Week

This is a 12 week plan Base plan for the Cat 3 / Beginner Level MTB Racer. The plan builds endurance, muscular endurance, speed and power to prepare fore the 12 week Build plan for 1.5-2hr XC races.

Start this plan 24 weeks before your goal race. Then follow the Cross Country Build Plan for optimal training for your goal.

The plans includes core workouts to build endurance, power, balance and stability.

Each week is between 5 and 10hrs of training. Most weekday workouts are 1 hr to 1.5hr. Weekend rides are 1.5-3hrs

Sample Day -1
0:20:00
Core

See Core workout on my website. http://mtbcoach.com/?page_id=217

Sample Day 1
0:20:00
Core

See Core workout on my website. http://mtbcoach.com/?page_id=217

Sample Day 3
0:20:00
Core

See Core workout on my website. http://mtbcoach.com/?page_id=217

Sample Day 6
0:20:00
Core

See Core workout on my website. http://mtbcoach.com/?page_id=217

Sample Day 8
0:20:00
Core

See Core workout on my website. http://mtbcoach.com/?page_id=217

Sample Day 10
0:20:00
Core

See Core workout on my website. http://mtbcoach.com/?page_id=217

Sample Day 15
0:20:00
Core

See Core workout on my website. http://mtbcoach.com/?page_id=217

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