8 Weeks Get Faster on Group Rides! Power *Workout Builder*, 7-9 hrs/wk
Simon KesslerAll plans by this Coach
“It's thrilling and fun to ride faster and stronger on group rides!”
This Training Plan is designed for men and women road cyclists who want to become faster on their local group rides and may have aspirations of racing. This is an upgraded plan from the original plan and now uses the Workout Builder Format with exact power targets shown for each session. Training sessions are also downloadable to Garmin, Zwift, TrainerRoad and more!
Designed by former professional and multiple national champion coach Simon Kessler of Simon Says Cycling, coach Simon has coached for 25+ years and has enjoyed an incredible track record as a coach which includes state and national champions on multiple continents in road, track and mountain biking. Some of Simon’s clients have won world championship medals and worn the yellow jersey in the Tour de France. With this plan you receive 30+ years of top level experience in a super effective training plan that will lead to fast improvements.
Training plan description: The training plan works all areas that you need to improve on so that you become faster and stronger on your local group rides. On some training sessions you will be working on your strength with big gear workouts or sustained threshold power intervals, on other days it’s all about speed with sprints, short 30 second intervals, or VO2 intervals. These shorter more intense sessions will simulate the efforts you have to make on your local group ride when you hit that tough climb or there is a sprint coming up.
The plan is designed with 3 weeks of building in intensity followed by a recovery week. Each weekend 1-2 group rides are scheduled. You should have a strong base fitness before attempting this plan and be accustomed to training 7+ hours/week on a regular basis.
Purchasing this plan includes: Email support from coach Simon directly to get your questions answered plus 1 month access to our membership community with Facebook live coaching calls every Wednesday & additional information on nutrition, race day preparation, strength training, warm-up protocols, mental training audios, and much more!
Training for another race or personal improvement goal? Checkout our other training plans for racing (road, time trial, criterium), centuries, gran fondos, base training, power gains, and more. Visit: simonsayscycling.com
This training plan starts on a Monday
The plan is reuasble an unlimited amount of times
This plan works with power only (no heart rate zones)
Designed with the new Workout Builder - offering you more precise training with exact power targets calculated automatically from your threshold power (FTP) saved in TrainingPeaks
Download each session automatically to your Garmin with the TrainingPeaks IG Garmin app
Download each session in many different files formats compatible with: Zwift, Wahoo, Trainer Road, Cyclops and more
30 day money-back guarantee
How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|8:26 hrs||3:00 hrs|
Day Off x2
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||8:26 hrs||3:00 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
- This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
- Access your training plan anywhere on the TrainingPeaks mobile and desktop apps.
- Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
- Plan for your event in the TrainingPeaks calendar.
- Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
- Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.
This plan is protected by our Refund Policy and may, with the author's approval, be exchanged for a plan of equal value from the same author.Still have questions about this plan?