Criterium Race Plan - Beginner
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This 12 week plan is designed for those new to racing and are looking to get race ready for your next criterium or omnium race. To take full advantage of the plan start the training 12 weeks out from your desired race. The last weekend is designed to end on a criterium or omnium.
This plan assumes that you have an endurance base and are comfortable with 1-2 hour road rides, interval training, tempo rides, and strength training. The plan will focus on the workouts necessary to build your power, speed, and increase your threshold. It starts with the establishment of heart rate or power training zones that you'll use for the duration of the plan. All long rides are on the weekends with at least one day off every Monday. Following this plan will allow you to prepare for a well rounded racing season building power, strength, and endurance.
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Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|7:53 hrs||3:00 hrs|
Day Off x1
|0:03 hrs||0:45 hrs|
|0:36 hrs||0:45 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||7:53 hrs||3:00 hrs|
||0:03 hrs||0:45 hrs|
||0:36 hrs||0:45 hrs|