Masters Peak form and Base for faster long Road Racing + email access to Coach (Classic Power Zones)
WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH THIS PLAN?
TRAIN WITH COACH RICHARD
This Training Plan from CPT Cycling has been built by Training Peaks Blog author and Training Peaks level 2 Certified Cycling Coach Richard Rollinson. With experience racing MTB and later, Road since 1997, Starting in 2010 as a coach to International squad level.
As an athlete he also raced to UCI 2.2 International level in the Tour of Southland. Achieving this while working full time and unsociable hours. Richard now uses this experience to manage coached riders from beginner to elite level. This knowledge has been passed into this Training Plan as it takes into account an average working week.
CPT CYCLING COACHED RIDERS SAY
"Thanks Richard! This is also yours for brilliant coaching, spot-on advice about how this race would develop and how to best win it." Atle Sommer; after winning the 2018 Norwegian Masters National Road Race title.
THIS PLAN USES THE LATEST FROM THE TRAINING PEAKS PLANNED WORKOUT STEPS BUILDER
Meaning that a high and low range of power target can be used and automatically exported to your favourite bike computer or indoor training app for live power targets as you ride.
WHO IS THIS PLAN RIGHT FOR?
This plan is designed for masters or beginner cyclists training towards long Road Racing and optimised towards this. If this does not sound like the right plan for you, then check out the rest of Coach Richard's extensive range of plans.
QUESTIONS AND GUIDANCE ON FINDING THE BEST PLAN FOR YOU
If you would like some guidance as to what might be the best training plan for you, then feel free to email Coach Richard. There are plans for Masters, Intermediate and Advanced cyclists as well as Base training, Criterium, various Grand Fondo events, Road Racing, TT and MTB. Don't forget that totally individualised plans with regular coach feedback are also available through the CPT Cycling Custom Coaching Subscriptions page.
Go hard and have fun working towards your targets and achieving those goals. You can do it. Let's Go!
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||6:01 hrs||4:12 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||6:01 hrs||4:12 hrs|
Sample Day 1
-This workout is designed to contribute to the adaptation of improving Power Duration of your Anaerobic Capacity.
-Start hard, but not too hard. This should be higher than final Lap Power for first few seconds.
-If your power goes down very gradually towards the end and cadence up, you have paced your effort well.
Sample Day 2
-This workout is designed to contribute to the adaptation of increasing sprint power.
-This helps towards improving your Peak Power on your next tests, racing or maximal effort.
-These are Max Sprints, give it everything!
Sample Day 3
-This workout is designed to increase your Vo2 Max.
-This helps towards improving your upper limit for aerobic efforts.
Sample Day 5
-Intervals contributing to help extend long duration intensity.
-Intervals can be split into different times of your own choosing or one long interval. If you do this, target total completed to match total planned duration for all intervals.
Sample Day 6
Use your choice of long or short climbs and use the descents as recovery.
Sample Day 8
This test is key to improving your Power Profile!
-Refer to the Training Plan Guide on how to set up and track your Power Profile, as well as a target for this test.
-Start a small build in Power Zone 5 at 5-10 seconds before start of main set intervals.
-Sprint standing on road. Sprint seated on indoor trainer.
Sample Day 9
-Keep as much time in zone 2 power as possible
-You can occasional go over or under zone 2, but keep the ride at average in middle of zone 2 power.