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Cycling Improver Plan

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Author

Pinnacle Multisport

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Length

12 Weeks

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Plan Description

The 12-week Improvers’ plan is suitable for a variety of cyclists with the common end goal of completing a 100 kilometre (60-mile) sportive or ride. To start the plan, you should be capable of riding for 90 minutes. It is also ideal for cyclists who ride regularly but haven’t followed a structured training plan before or who are returning to the sport after a bit of a lay-off. If you are currently fit and active, doing at least three 60-minute bouts of exercise a week, but not necessarily a cyclist, this is also the plan for you. The training weeks are typically broken down into three rides, two mid-week and one at the weekend. There is also an optional bonus session that gives you the opportunity to do some cross training. The volume of training is between 3-6.5 hours per week and, with flexible days included, it can easily be adjusted to fit the plan around your life. The exception is in R&R weeks every fourth week when training is reduced culminating with self-testing. These R&R weeks will allow for adaptation and improved performance.



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x3
4:09 hrs 3:45 hrs
Day Off x2
—— ——
X-Train x1
0:45 hrs 1:00 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
4:09 hrs 3:45 hrs
Day Off
—— ——
X-Train
0:45 hrs 1:00 hrs

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Simon Oliver

Pinnacle Multisport

Simon Oliver is the owner of Pinnacle Multisport. His experience in racing as a competitive age grouper and adaption of training to the time crunched individual can offer a unique and individualised approach to training, racing and data analytics to ensure his clients achieve their best. Triathlon, Running and Cycling training plans for novice, intermediate and experienced athletes. Post workout feedback when coached or emails and in-depth review.

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