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Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race: 9-13 hr a week 3 month

Author

Drew Edsall

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Length

12 Weeks

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Plan Description

This 5 month training plan will incrementally build your fitness so you are at your peak fitness for the Leadville Trail 100 on August 15th, 2020. This training plan can be used with power and/or heart rate training.

This training plan is 5 days a week with off days on Monday and Friday. Workouts on Tues-Thurs are shorter and can be done indoors or outdoors. Workouts on the weekends are longer and are preferably done outdoors. The workouts during this training plan are 8-13 hours a week.

This plan specifically moves right into Race specific work for Leadville. You will be given race specific long rides every Saturday that work on combination of fitness, pacing, and nutrition strategy for your race day. In addition to that, during the week you will be working on a combination of longer tempo and threshold work. There will also be trail workouts integrated into the program to keep you in top notch shape for riding on your mountain bike.

Good luck at Leadville and congrats on having the opportunity to race in one of the most prestigious races in America!



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bikex5
10:39 hrs 6:00 hrs
Day Offx2
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
10:39 hrs 6:00 hrs
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter
  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Drew Edsall Mtbfitness.com

Mtbfitness

Mountain Bike Coaching and Training Plans. My name is Drew Edsall, I am a mountain bike head coach with Mtbfitness.com and also a former professional mountain biker. At Mtbfitness we work with all mountain bike athletes and specialize in mountain bike one on one coaching, and mountain bike specific training plans.