Phil's Intermediate RAPID FTP BOOSTER + Email Access to Coach: 14 Weeks

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A training plan for ambitious amateur cyclists with limited time to train.
Rapidly boost your Functional Threshold Power (FTP) with 4 to 5 intelligent rides per week.


Why Buy From Us?
  • Detailed, flexible plan from respected coach/athlete Phil Mosley
  • EMAIL ACCESS for questions or help with your plan
  • Full help center & FAQ support
  • Re-use your plan multiple times, updates included free
  • Join 10,000+ athletes who train with me!

What Our Clients Say

"Using your plan I got 2nd in my age group as well as the 5th fastest bike ride out of over 300. I was 7 minutes faster than last year!" ​Nick Goldston, 2018​​

"After 8 weeks following your plan my FTP has gone from 188w to 205w. Thank you so much!" Tuan Nguyen Anh, 2018


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Is This Plan For You?

This plan is designed to build your Functional Threshold Power (FTP), without spending endless hours in the saddle. Workouts can be exported to your devices. Compatible with Zwift, Garmin, Wahoo, Trainer Road, Cyclops and more. There are 4 or 5 rides, a strength session and a day off each week. Shorter workouts are mid-week and longer rides at weekends. Each 5th week is easier to aid recovery and adaptation. FTP tests are regularly scheduled. To be successful with this plan you should already be riding 3 times p/wk and able to ride 1:30 non-stop. Guidance is provided for Heart Rate, Feel or Power output.Still not sure? We will happily switch your plan within 14 days of purchase.

Phil Mosley: Coach & Athlete

I have over 20 years of experience successfully helping amateur athletes surpass their goals, while making sure they have quality time available for family, friends and career. I started My Pro Coach to offer the world's most comprehensive range of training plans designed to help you enjoy the same success that my athletes and I have - at an affordable price.

Onboarding Emails: During checkout you can check a box to share your email address with Coach Phil Mosley. This enables me to send you a series of 5 helpful emails to get you started. You can also reply to me if ever you need help.


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Sample Day 1
0:50:00
60.5TSS
Fitness Test: FTP and Threshold HR

This fitness test helps you update your power and heart rate thresholds for Training Peaks.

Warm Up:
15 mins in Z2, 
5 mins as (15 secs in Z4 + 45 secs easy in Z2).

Main Set:
20 mins maximal steady state time trial. Go as hard as you can sustain for 20-minutes.

Warm Down:
10 mins in Z2.

Note: Alternatively, if you have a bike training device with its own "FTP" test protocol, you could use that instead.

TIP: Have a fan and/or air conditioning, so that heat stress is not a limiting factor for this test.

Sample Day 2
0:55:00
42.8TSS
OPTIONAL: Aerobic Endurance Bike

This workout works well on an indoor bike trainer; you can also do it outside. It's not supposed to be high intensity, so keep a lid on this one. You will improve your fat-burning and efficiency.

Warm Up:
5 mins in Z2,
5 x (20 secs in Z3 + 40 secs in low Z2).

Main Set:
4 x (9 mins in upper Z2 + 60 sec recoveries in low Z2).

Warm Down:
5 mins in low Z2.

Sample Day 2
0:40:00
Build Phase 1: Strength and Conditioning #1

Please check the link below for full exercise instructions, progressions, alternatives and videos:

https://www.myprocoach.net/wp-content/uploads/SC-Cycling.pdf

Legs and Core Strength:
1. Squat: 3 x 10 (Exercise 1)
2. Squat Jump: 3 x 12 (Exercise 2)
3. Single Leg Squat: 3 x 10 (Exercise 3)
4. Step Up: 3 x 12 (Exercise 7)
5. Box Jump: 3 x 8 (Exercise 9)
6. Bicycle Crunch: 4 x 10 (Exercise 24)
7. Plank: 1 x 3 (Exercise 19)
8. Spider Climber: 3 x 10 (Exercise 23)
9. Side Plank: 1 x 3 (Exercise 21)

Flexibility: 5-10 minutes

Notes:
1. 3 x 8 = 3 sets of 8 repetitions with a rest between sets.
2. Rests are 45 secs - 2-3 mins as required.
3. When an exercise alternates right and left, the right PLUS left movement is 1 rep.
4. For unilateral exercises, perform reps on the right, then repeat on the left. Then move to next set.
5. Breathe out on exertion and maintain form throughout.
6. For flexibility see the link below or choose stretches that work well for you.

Sample Day 3
0:57:00
66.5TSS
M.A.P Efforts

M.A.P stands for Maximal Aerobic Power. It refers to the power output you can ride while at your maximal rate of oxygen consumption. These workouts include efforts that are at or just below your M.A.P.

Warm Up:
12 mins in Z2,
5 x (10 secs in Z5 + 50 secs in low Z2),
3 mins in Z2.

Main Set:
3 x (5 mins in Z5 + 4 min recoveries in low Z2).

Warm Down:
10 mins in low Z2.

Sample Day 4
0:40:00
Build Phase 1: Strength and Conditioning #2

Please check the link below for full exercise instructions, progressions, alternatives and videos:

https://www.myprocoach.net/wp-content/uploads/SC-Cycling.pdf

Upper Body and Core Strength:
1. Squat: 3 x 10 (Exercise 1)
2. Lat & Front Raise Combo: 3 x 6 (Exercise 10)
3. Tricep Kickback: 3 x 8 (Exercise 14)
4. Bench Press: 3 x 8 (Exercise 13)
5. Renegade Row: 3 x 5 (Exercise 20)
6. Glute Bridge: 3 x 14 (Exercise 16)
7: Lying Hip Abduction: 3 x 12 (Exercise 18)
8. Sit-Up: 3 x 12 (Exercise 25)
9. Reverse Crunch: 3 x 16 (Exercise 26)

Flexibility: 5-10 minutes

Notes:
1. 3 x 8 = 3 sets of 8 repetitions with a rest between sets.
2. Rests are 45 secs - 2-3 mins as required.
3. When an exercise alternates right and left, the right PLUS left movement is 1 rep.
4. For unilateral exercises, perform reps on the right, then repeat on the left. Then move to next set.
5. Breathe out on exertion and maintain form throughout.
6. For flexibility see the link below or choose stretches that work well for you.

Sample Day 5
1:20:00
82TSS
Sub Threshold Efforts

These longer bike sessions are mostly done at an easy/steady Z2 effort, but there is a main set of long efforts at just below your threshold pace. These will help increase your threshold power without leaving you feeling excessively tired afterwards.

Warm Up:
15 mins in Z2.

Main Set:
4 x (10 mins in upper Z3 + 5 min recoveries in Z2).

Warm Down:
5 mins in low Z2.

Sample Day 6
1:30:00
65.3TSS
Aerobic Endurance Ride

Ride at an easy/steady intensity, mainly in Z2 today. You should be able to chat at this intensity. This ride will improve your efficiency for using fat for fuel and increase your ability to transport oxygen to your working muscles.

Phil Mosley
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My Pro Coach

I have 20 years experience of helping amateur athletes surpass their goals, while still making sure they have quality time available for family, friends and career. As a parent who works for a living, I know how challenging this can be.

My training plans are intelligently designed around a typical work week. I set proven, time-efficient workouts in mid-week, with longer aerobic workouts at the weekends. This gives you the structure and consistency you need to continually improve.