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8 weeks to build towards your best Sportive or Gran Fondo

Includes Structured Workouts

Structured Workouts automatically sync with compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time.


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Author

Alex Taylor

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Length

8 Weeks

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Includes Structured Workouts

Structured Workouts automatically sync with compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time.


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Plan Description

This is an 8 week plan that assumes a base cycling fitness.
It generally uses a rest day Mon and Fri with a long ride on a Sat or Sun (interchangeable).

It is ideally suited to those with power and a turbo, particularly a smart turbo. If you have linked your Zwift and Trainingpeaks accounts the workouts will automatically pull through.

The plan is based on progressive overload with a gradual week on week increase in Training Stress, introducing some shorter, harder efforts midweek towards the end.

The main aspect from the fitness test you will be improving is your Functional Threshold Power, but you will be improving endurance too.

Don't forget to update your threshold HR and Power after the test!



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x5
7:15 hrs 4:00 hrs
Day Off x2
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
7:15 hrs 4:00 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

Alex Taylor

AlexTaylorCoaching

Cycling, Duathlon, Triathlon and Running coaching
Association of British Cycling Coaches qualified and insured.
10 yrs Coaching and Power Meter experience

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