AIM Plan: POLARIZED-10 (LOW - 🔼 / HIGH - 🔽)
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AIM = Advanced Intensity Management
All Winkler Cycling AIM plans are designed to balance LOW/MODERATE/HIGH intensity training in a very specific way to help you meet your goals.
This is a POLARIZED training plan. 90-95% of training time is done at LOW intensity (Zone 1-2). 5-10% of training time is done at HIGH intensity (Zone 5+).
LOW - 🔼 indicates that the LOW intensity work occurs in the upper part of that "zone"
HIGH - 🔽 indicates that the HIGH intensity work occurs in the lower part of that "zone"
POLARIZED-10 refers to weekly duration: ~10hrs/week
This plan is targeted at athletes dedicating 8-12 hours/week to training on the bike. The plan has 10hrs/week of planned workouts, but it is relatively easy to adjust training time between 8 and 12 hours /week while still maintaining a "polarized" distribution of intensity.
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How it Works
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This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
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- 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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