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Cycling Ireland 8 Week Preparing to Race Programme

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Cycling Ireland 8 Week Preparing to Race Programme


Jamie Blanchfield

4.6 (15)


8 Weeks

Plan Description

This programme is designed to prepare you for racing, intensity and volume of the plan are set accordingly. We would recommend a minimum of 8 weeks of low(er) intensity work before this plan. It is important you read the below information before getting started.

The programme will be 8 weeks in duration. Your weekly session will be delivered by a Cycling Ireland leader each Wednesday at 7PM via Zoom. Here you will be guided through each session and presented with an opportunity to interact with the leader to ask questions, learn and gain motivation from that social element!

Programme Content:

You will have one led session, 3-4 individual bike sessions and one cross training exercise per week. It is important to note this programme is for experienced riders, therefore we suggest that you possess a minimum of 2 years cycling experience before undertaking this plan to its full extent.

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x5
07:04:00 03:30:00
Day Off x1
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Strength x1
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
07:04:00 03:30:00
Day Off
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Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor

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  • This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
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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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