K2 - Sub-6 hour training plan
Emma O'Connor (nee Crum) - PhDAll plans by this Coach
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This training plan was written by 2-time K2 champion and NZ representative Dr Emma O'Connor (Crum).
This 12-week plan is designed to prepare you to target a sub-6 hour ride at the K2 Cycle Classic. This is recommended for athletes starting in groups 1-3. During the 12 weeks, you will develop your endurance capacity and hill climbing ability and incorporate sessions which specifically target the faster and less steady pace that generally occurs in the faster groups during the race.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|10:16 hrs||5:00 hrs|
Day Off x2
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||10:16 hrs||5:00 hrs|