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Bike Packing - Specific Build Phase - 2 Months Until Adventure!

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Bike Packing - Specific Build Phase - 2 Months Until Adventure!

Author

Peter Glassford

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Length

12 Weeks

Plan Description

This is a bike packing plan that helps you build your specific fitness for a bike packing adventure.

The ideas in this plan have been used by people who have finished 1-2 week bike packing trips, long weekend trips and higher intensity 'FKT' or fast-bike-packs.

Is This Plan For You?

This plan assumes you have some fitness base coming into these last 2 months but it is flexible to add time/challenge depending your ability/experience AND the demands of your trip.
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If you are on the extremes of being very elite (or doing something very extreme) or very new and nervous about a first bike packing trip then please consider a phone consultation, if not a custom 3-Month Training Plan to better address your ability and goals. (see below)

What Does It Include?

Structured Workout Downloads are included for most bike workouts ( for Garmin / Zwift Etc ). Some workouts do not have download to keep thing simple and provide freedom from focus and devices! (e.g. ride endurance for 3 hours).

Because this is the last 2 months before your event/adventure it is assumed you will aim to get outside on your bike packing bike at least 1x per week.
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A basic core routine and 1-2 weekly yoga sessions are provided and encouraged throughout the plan
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You can use this plan by HR, Power or RPE - you do not need to use downloads as the title and description of each workout should allow for completion of the key elements of the workout.
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The plan ranges between 6-16 hours a week depending on whether you extend workouts and do optional workouts (or not!). Options to extend are are noted and are your description based on your schedule, fitness and goals.
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Want a Custom Training Plan?

I offer 3 months 100% Made For You Plans, which often works better as it takes your schedule, goals, equipment, and abilities into account - https://consummateathlete.com/training-plans/
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Thank you for checking out my plans!

Peter
www.consummateathlete.com
peterglassford@gmail.com

How it Works

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x5
06:51:00 04:00:00
Strength x2
00:17:00 00:10:00
Custom x1
00:25:00 00:30:00
Other x1
00:02:00 00:30:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
06:51:00 04:00:00
Strength
00:17:00 00:10:00
Custom
00:25:00 00:30:00
Other
00:02:00 00:30:00

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

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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  • Plan for your event in the TrainingPeaks calendar.
  • 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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