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Winter Training - Block 1

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Author

Chris Soper

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Length

8 Weeks

Includes Structured Workouts

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Plan Description

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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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x6
09:36:00 04:30:00
Day Off x2
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
09:36:00 04:30:00
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Chris Soper

Soper Performance Coaching

Soper Performance Coaching is the combination of a passion for endurance sports and coaching. We offer bespoke, one to one, cycling training programmes with athletes the core focus of what we do.

Combining sporting and professional experiences we have a proven track record working with athletes of all levels to maximise training performance whilst maintaining a positive work/life/training balance!


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