Gain Watts in 12 Weeks with Limited Time to Train (Workout Builder: Power), 5-7 hrs/wk
Simon KesslerAll plans by this Coach
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“Make the most of your limited time to train and become stronger and feeling great!”
Despite your best intentions life can get in the way of your training. This leads to frustration and a loss of fitness. This training plan will give you a flexible plan with 3 key weekly sessions plus an additional bonus session on Sunday that will ensure that even when life gets in the way you are still making progress and becoming stronger.
The goal of this training plan is for you to become fit, faster and stronger in an 8-12 week period by performing short but highly specific training rides that builds in intensity as the plan progresses. If you enjoy local group rides then you are sure to feel stronger and more competitive on this plan. The plan builds each week with first a focus on strength and threshold power improvements. Later in the plan we build your speed and VO2 power.
Before starting the plan you should have a good level of endurance fitness and be accustomed to training 4+ hours/week. The plan is in the Workout Builder format latest release which provides personalized power zones for each training session and intervals, calculated automatically from your Threshold number saved in your TrainingPeaks account. Additional benefits of the Workout Builder format include direct training session download to your Garmin or Wahoo device and training session upload to Zwift, TrainingRoad, CycleOps 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.
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 latest release- offering you more precise training with power zones calculated automatically from your threshold power (FTP) saved in TrainingPeaks
Download each session automatically to newer version Garmin devices with the TrainingPeaks IQ Garmin Connect App or to your Wahoo Elemnt or Elemnt Bolt with the Wahoo Companion App
Download each session in many different files formats compatible with: Zwift, Wahoo, Trainer Road, Cyclops and more
30 day money-back guarantee
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|6:49 hrs||2:30 hrs|
Day Off x2
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||6:49 hrs||2:30 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter