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Crit and Circuit Race Plan For Intermediate Riders- Build/Peak/Race Plan

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Author

Pete MacLeod

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Length

12 Weeks

Includes Structured Workouts

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Plan Description

This plan is recommended for road racers who are focusing on crits and shorter circuit races. A heart rate monitor is required. Power is not required, but it is recommended. Typical weeks will be between 8-9 hours of training, with recovery weeks around 6.5 hours of training. Most weekday workouts are only 1-1.5hrs.

This plan will take you from the start of build training through your first A priority race.

During this build period the emphasis will be increasing top end power, and your ability to attack and sprinting. The plan concludes with a two week taper before your A priority event.

Throughout the plan you will perform field tests to gauge fitness and there are opportunities to incorporate level B and C races.

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x5
6:18 hrs 3:00 hrs
Day Off x2
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
6:18 hrs 3:00 hrs
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter
  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Peter MacLeod

Hold Fast Cycling

Specializing in Mountain Bike Racing, Cyclocross, and Road Racing. Nutritional Review, Guidance, and Planning.

Hold Fast Coaching offers monthly coaching at $250 per month with unlimited communication as well as personalized monthly training plans for just $125.


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