Peak Criterium Racing Form in 6 Weeks, Cat 5 & M 55+, Heart Rate & Power, 6-8hrs/wk
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Do you want to achieve the criterium racing form of your Life? This plan is guaranteed to do just that!
This plan is designed by a former international pro rider and now coach to top professionals and local crit racing stars.
The Plan is designed for men and women racing cyclists in Category 5 and Masters 55+. This plan will work well for you if you train between 6-8 hours/week on average. Most of the weeks are around 7 hours/week in this plan, with the option to extend ride times.
The training is designed to first increase your threshold power and ability to make repeated accelerations. You will then dramatically increase your VO2 and Anaerobic Power with highly specific intervals. The final weeks will bring on peak form with crit simulation workouts designed and perfected by the pros.
You can use this plan in preparation for a goal criterium race 6 weeks away or before the start of race season. Before starting the plan you should have a good level of endurance fitness and already have performed sub threshold and threshold intervals. Ideally, 2 months+ of regular training should precede this plan.
This plan is the result of 20 years of professional racing and coaching experience combined with the latest training methods. You will find the training plan highly descriptive and precise, guaranteeing you get the most out of each workout.
Please note you should receive a "Plan Description" PDF with the plan which includes more details and a link to calculate your specific heart rate or power zones. If you do not receive the PDF please email me at: email@example.com.
How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|7:15 hrs||2:30 hrs|
Day Off x2
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||7:15 hrs||2:30 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
- Heart Rate Monitor
- This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
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- 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.
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