Cat 4 to Cat 3 UPGRADE 12 wk. Base Training to kick A$$ & Take Names
Menachem BrodieAll plans by this Coach
Designed by exercise scientist, expert coach and athlete Menachem Brodie, BS, CSCS this program brings you his knowledge, experience, and expertise from coaching endurance athletes from around the globe the last 9+ years.
Preparing to upgrade from Cat 4 to Cat 3?
This training program is exactly what you need to make the jump to Cat up, and not just survive, but to RACE STRONG from the start.
What does the program offer me?
Giving you the training philosophies and proven approaches that Human Vortex Training has used over the last 9 years to help riders just like you, Cat up and DOMINATE. Unlike other Base training programs which feature long endurance rides, this training program offers you enough intensity to help you drastically improve your Power numbers, AND improve your Endurance.
How much riding will I need to do?
This program is built for 3 mid-week rides, and 2 weekend rides. Weekday rides are 65-75 minutes in length, and most weekend rides 3-4 hours in length, for a total of 8-10.5 hours a week of riding.
What about my weekend group and team rides?
Yup. We have you covered there too! One weekend ride, nearly every single week, is a group ride, the other is an Endurance ride, which can be done in a group setting, so long as you learn how to ride smart, and avoid doing any unnecessary work. This training plan will help teach you not only how to push your body and energy systems to new levels, but also to use your mind to help you "Train Smarter, Not Harder"™, and how to carry that over into your Racing and Riding.
Get the advantage you need, to "Cat up" and be strong from the start!
How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|9:16 hrs||4:15 hrs|
Day Off x2
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||9:16 hrs||4:15 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
- This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
- Access your training plan anywhere on the TrainingPeaks mobile and desktop apps.
- Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
- 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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