Velodrome Smasher Track Cycling Plan TSS 300-500 AV PW - FREE S&C W/Os + $25 OFF NEXT PLAN!

Average Weekly Training Hours 06:28
Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Training Hours 06:28
Training Load By Week

This plan has been designed by Pav Bryan Bikes Etc Magazines Cycling Guru. Director and Head Coach at Direct Power Coaching and Nutritionally Fit. Team Manager at Direct Power Cycling Team. Pioneer of Truly Personal Coaching and Truly Personal Nutrition. Full info: www.directpowercoaching.com/about-pav-bryan/

This is the plan for you if you have been racing track for a couple of years or you are capable of training at between 300-500 TSS per week.

COMPLIMENTARY 40 Week Core/Leg Strength program included (worth $99.00)! Continue to use it long after you've finished this plan! COMPLIMENTARY Support Group access, both nutrition and training! PLUS $25.00 OFF your next plan, when you complete a short survey!

This plan is totally compatible (upload-able/exportable) with Zwift, TrainerRoad, Smart Trainers & ERG Modes!

This plan is the most comprehensive and user-friendly plan on the market! Only plans from Direct Power Coaching come with support. We win when you do so buy this plan and will support you by providing you a free guide to download in day one and if you do have any questions you can email info@directpowercoaching.com and we will respond within 48 hours.

You can use any method to monitor your training, power, heart rate or rate of perceived exertion, although power is an advantage. You get key rides to ensure you are capable across every aspect of cycling; nutrition, hydration, technique, tactics and of course performance. Truly personal coaching without the expense of working with a coach 1:1.

95% of the sessions you will do come with comprehensive instructions, links to videos, blogs or downloads, plus they have the workout builder function and can be directly uploaded to Garmin too complete!

This plan has four midweek sessions (usually hour max), two weekend sessions. It also comes with one basic hour long strength session and one hour long core session (via a video) & one rest day per week.

Sample Day 2
0:56:00
42.7TSS
Spin Ups

The Goal Of This Session: is to increase your leg speed & increase your efficiency 

10 min warm-up. 

On a downhill slope or a light resistance on trainer start spinning your legs, increasing your cadence every min until you reach your max without bouncing on the bike. Then maintain for as long as possible, time how long you hold your max then aim to beat it on next attempt. 

Recover for 3 or more min then repeat as many times as you can. 

10 min cool-down.

Note down the peak at which you started to bounce

Something to help with preparing mentally for this test: http://www.directpowercoaching.com/motivation-and-pma/

Sample Day 3
1:00:00
50TSS
Strength Session

The goal of this session is to increase leg strength, remove any imbalances between legs & prepare the body for adding power to legs

You should consider professional help with this session

Looking for high weight low reps on variations of exercises such as:

Squat (single legged to correct imbalances where necessary)
Lunges
Deadlifts
Step-Ups (weighted onto box)
Leg Press

Sample Day 4
0:45:00
35TSS
Activation Session Development

The Goal Of This Session: is to develop a day before routine (activation session).
 
Getting this right now will mean we know exactly how to prep your body the day before your key events so you are 100% at the start line the next day

Your coach will be happy to help with this but 
look to include your event warm-up & cool-down plus some high cadence low resistance efforts and about 5-10 minutes at race intensity

Make notes today & tomorrow on how it felt so we can come back to this and develop it over time

Focus on having everything ready for your upcoming event. Allow your mind to be filled with positive thoughts. Repeat mantras, power words or affirmations

Event checklist: http://www.directpowercoaching.com/event-checklist/

Sample Day 5
1:00:00
24.1TSS
Sprint Test

The Goal Of This Session: is to set a benchmark or check progress against a previous score
20 min warm-up.

If you have power meter then this is a 6 second all out sprint. Do three in total, one from a total stand still & two more while already riding. We need the peak power achieved in each sprint only

If you do not have a power meter then find two fixed points approx 250 meters apart then time yourself how long it takes to go from one to the other. 3 times total, one from stand still plus two more while moving.

Give yourself about 5 minutes active recovery between sprints

Keep it repeatable!

10 minute cool-down.

Something to help with preparing mentally for this test: http://www.directpowercoaching.com/motivation-and-pma/

Sample Day 6
0:45:00
35TSS
Activation Session Development

The Goal Of This Session: is to develop a day before routine (activation session).
 
Getting this right now will mean we know exactly how to prep your body the day before your key events so you are 100% at the start line the next day

Your coach will be happy to help with this but 
look to include your event warm-up & cool-down plus some high cadence low resistance efforts and about 5-10 minutes at race intensity

Make notes today & tomorrow on how it felt so we can come back to this and develop it over time

Focus on having everything ready for your upcoming event. Allow your mind to be filled with positive thoughts. Repeat mantras, power words or affirmations

Event checklist: http://www.directpowercoaching.com/event-checklist/

Sample Day 7
1:00:00
66.8TSS
FTP Test

The Goal Of This Session: is to set a benchmark or check progress against a previous score

20 min warm-up. 

20 minutes maximum sustainable power. Conduct test & note results. Compare it to your previous. Changes can mean you are fitter or fatigued. 95% of achieved in test is FTP.

20 min cool-down.

Something to help with preparing mentally for this test: http://www.directpowercoaching.com/motivation-and-pma/

Sample Day 9
0:42:30
50.2TSS
Seated Accelerations (Time) - Strength Reps - Set 1

The Goal Of This Session: is to develop muscular strength

15 min warm-up

5x Seated Accelerations from almost standstill in your biggest gear. All out effort for 15 seconds. Zones not relevant during this session, workout guide power is an approximation

10 min cool-down

Stay seated throughout

Check out my Ultimate Recovery Guide, the most important part of training but very apt for strength training: http://www.directpowercoaching.com/ultimate-recovery-guide/

Stretching & foam roller guide:(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spB4VwprTIw)

Pav Bryan, BikesEtc Magazines Cycling Guru
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Direct Power Coaching

BikesEtc Magazines Cycling Guru. Director and Head Coach at Direct Power Coaching and Nutritionally Fit. Pioneer of Truly Personal Coaching and Truly Personal Nutrition.

Truly Personal Coaching guarantees a unique experience, entirely tailored to your needs.

Responsible for a team of six coaches, I am a well-respected coach within the cycling community. I have coached riders from National Champions through to Weekend Warriors and love working with anyone who just wants to improve.