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BUILD - MTB XCO - Mountain Bike Races Under 3 hours

Author

Peter Glassford

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Length

13 Weeks

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Plan Description

This plan is best applied 8-12 weeks ahead of your goal of XCO-cross-country mountain bike race under 3 hours. It focuses on developing speed and off-road proficiency.

Ideally, you will have completed a general preparation or 'base' phase to establish fitness and cycling skills before this more specific block of training. It is appropriate for riders who have raced and trained before (intermediate/advanced)

I have an 'offroad base' plan in the training peaks library as well
https://www.trainingpeaks.com/coach/peterglassford#trainingplans

The plan can be adjusted from ~6-15 hours per week, more restrictive or larger volume plans are best done as 100% made for you 3 month plans (see below)

Workouts provide options for outdoors or indoors depending on your location and weather.

It includes guidance for heart rate and RPE and occasionally power but is very focused on MTB riding fast so power is not emphasized or required.


Please feel free to email me peterglassford@gmail.com for more information.

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x5
8:54 hrs 4:00 hrs
Other x3
0:06 hrs 0:30 hrs
Custom x2
0:39 hrs 0:30 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
8:54 hrs 4:00 hrs
Other
0:06 hrs 0:30 hrs
Custom
0:39 hrs 0:30 hrs

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Peter Glassford

Consummate Athlete Coaching

Consummate Athlete coaches busy, adult clients who want to do big crazy adventures!

Coaching and Training Plan Types

  • Trainingpeaks - Pre Made Training Plans (price and duration varies)
  • 3 Month 100% CUSTOM Plans are only $99 CAD - no calls, emails or adjustments
  • Monthly (bronze) - Monthly Programming,
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Other Services: Strength, Kinesiology, Bike Skills, Phone Consult

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