8 week Summer FTP builder
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8 Week Summer FTP builder program.
This plan is made for riders who ride between 6-9 hours a week.
You want to improve your FTP and you are ready to do some work for it.
This plan is based on 4 workouts a week, with room for optional group rides on the weekends.
You want to improve, but you don't want to be completely locked by a program.
As this program is fitted towards your FTP, it is important to test for it. Included in the program is an FTP test as the first workout. You can do another in the 4th or the 8th week to see how much your have raised that FTP.
Made by a high level amateur racing cyclist, this plan focuses on getting you into shape by targeting the systems you need to improve, to raise your FTP. But don't expect a boring same-same plan - With this plan there is emphasis on variation in the workouts, so it never gets boring. You will work, but I guarantee you will not get bored!
This is a power-based training plan using workout builder - you can download the workouts to your Garmin and have them real-time on your bike computer while training.
This is a plan is for the intermediate rider who has an acceptable base form, and has ridden some intervals before. Knowledge about how to determine FTP and riding in power zones is good to have, but there is also an explainer in the program. With this plan you will spend from 6-10 hours per week training 4 times a week. You will ride plenty of intervals. Included is two recovery weeks, following three weeks of intensive training.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|7:57 hrs||4:00 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||7:57 hrs||4:00 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter