Gran Fondo Build Up - Intermediate Plan
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This is a 16 week plan designed for those riders with a goal of riding over 100 miles. It will take you through every phase from establishing a solid base, building up your endurance, as well as working on your top end speed. To take full advantage of this plan you'll need to have some experience completing longer endurance road rides. You'll also need access to a heart rate monitor or power meter to carry out the majority of the rides.
As you build your base fitness and extend your training rides you'll be working towards a goal of riding over 100 miles and finishing the ride comfortably. This plan includes at least 1 day off (Monday), as well as strength training, some interval work, tempo rides, and long rides on the weekends.
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Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|8:15 hrs||5:30 hrs|
|0:16 hrs||0:45 hrs|
|0:36 hrs||0:45 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||8:15 hrs||5:30 hrs|
||0:16 hrs||0:45 hrs|
||0:36 hrs||0:45 hrs|