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Year of block periodisation block 5

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Author

Paul Merkes MSc, PhDc

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Length

4 Weeks

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Plan Description

This is block 5 of a full year training plan using block periodisation.

Block 1 goal: volume build
Block 2 goal: more volume build
Block 3 goal: long intervals
Block 4 goal: sprint intervals
Block 5 goal: seated intervals / big gear
Block 6 goal: increasing intervals
Block 7 goal: sprint training
Block 8 goal: on-off / fartlek intervals
Block 9 goal: long intervals
Block 10 goal: sprint intervals
Block 11 goal: high-low cadence intervals
Block 12 goal: sprint training
Block 13 goal: on-off / fartlek intervals

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x5
10:50 hrs 4:00 hrs
Day Off x2
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
10:50 hrs 4:00 hrs
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Paul Merkes, PhD

Merkes Coaching

I have a PhD and a Master's degree in sport science. Both these studies focused on cycling. Over the past decade I've worked with a variety of athletes from amateur to professionals. Feel free to contact me if you are looking for a science orientated coach.

http://merkescoaching.com.au/


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