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50 Mile Mountain Bike Race - Finishers Plan

Author

Lynda Wallenfels

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Length

12 Weeks

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Plan Description

This 12 week plan is designed to prepare you to confidently and comfortably finish a 50 mile distance mountain bike event. Prior to starting this plan you should have been riding about 2-3 times per week and be confident riding off-road.

50 mile events are short enough to require speed and long enough to require endurance, pacing and fueling to be trained. This plan is a combination of these aspects designed to bring an athlete into peak fitness for a 50 mile distance event.

The plan uses heart rate and perceived exertion to guide training intensity. A heart rate monitor is required. Heart rate zones are set with a field test in week one.

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Strength x3
1:26 hrs 0:45 hrs
MTB x3
5:13 hrs 6:00 hrs
Custom x2
—— ——
Bike x2
3:11 hrs 3:00 hrs
Other x2
0:18 hrs 0:15 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Strength
1:26 hrs 0:45 hrs
MTB
5:13 hrs 6:00 hrs
Custom
—— ——
Bike
3:11 hrs 3:00 hrs
Other
0:18 hrs 0:15 hrs

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Lynda Wallenfels

LW Coaching

Mountain Bike Coaching, Consulting and Mountain Bike Training Plans. We are mountain bikers and specialize in mountain biking.

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