Cross Country MTB - Category 2 Plan
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This plan is designed for those that have experience racing XC mountain bike events, and have upgraded from Cat 3 to Cat 2, or are looking to do so. This 12 week plan is designed to help you gain the fitness necessary to be competitive within your category and help you develop the skills to progress in the sport.
Most weeks will consist of 5 days of riding, 1 strength day, and 1 off day. All of the long rides are on the weekends, with shorter interval and tempo rides being performed during the week. It's necessary to have access to a heart rate monitor or power meter to take full advantage of this training plan.
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Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|3:17 hrs||1:45 hrs|
|5:55 hrs||4:30 hrs|
Day Off x1
|0:33 hrs||0:45 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||3:17 hrs||1:45 hrs|
||5:55 hrs||4:30 hrs|
||0:33 hrs||0:45 hrs|