Winter Training - Block 1
Chris SoperAll plans by this Coach
Background: An eight week winter training block designed for the working athlete. This training plan is suitable both to those who are just starting and seasoned cyclists who are looking to work with a structured programme. Targeting 9-10 hours of high quality training per week this block is designed to target endurance gains of over 50%. The sessions are written based on training with power but are easily adaptable to those training only with HR data.
Objective: Build and develop base endurance over an eight week period.
Requirements: Preferably Power Meter but can be adapted to Heart Rate realtively easily. Indoor trainer is needed.
NOTE: This plan is developed on basis of using functional threshold power. To maximise the benefits of this it is recommend to conduct functional threshold power test prior to starting to ensure correct setting of training zones.
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How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
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Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor
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