Intermediate: Fitness Booster, (4wk). RideAndRace
Rafeeq SafodienAll plans by this Coach
The goal of this four-week cycle is to raise your Vo2Max and Threshold, enabling you to increase the power you can produce at all intensity. The plan includes a power zones, perceived exertion and heart rate zones are also included so even if you don't train with power, this plan will still work for you.
During the first, second and third week your training includes two key HIIT workouts with endurance maintenance rides, active recovery rides and off days in between to ensure that are you well rested and able to reach recommended targets on the HIIT days. The structured HIIT sessions are difficult but doable, and limited to no more than 80 minutes - includes a warm up, interval set with recovery and a cool down. The fourth week is your rest period where you can recover from the accumulated fatigue that you have built up in the last three weeks.
Equipment: A powermeter and or heart rate monitor is essential. An indoor trainer is recommended but not essential.
Training zones: This is a power based plan that uses Coggan's training zones. However the workout descriptions includes Coggan's heart-rate zones and RPE levels.
Who this is for: This training plan is for a well trained intermediate cyclist, with a good level of endurance fitness accustomed to training +10 hours per week, who may be experiencing a plateau and wants to take their fitness to the next level.
Who this is not for: Sedentary person, someone coming back from injury or recreational cyclists. If you fall into this category then it would be best to consult a GP and a coach.
Features: Email support. Downloadable workouts for Garmin, Wahoo, Zwift and ERG file format for smart indoor trainers.
If you have any questions or looking for plan tailored to your needs then please ask via email - firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.rideandrace.net
How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
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This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
- Heart Rate Monitor
- This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
- Access your training plan anywhere on the TrainingPeaks mobile and desktop apps.
- Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
- Plan for your event in the TrainingPeaks calendar.
- Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
- Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.
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