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Polarised PRE-SEASON BASE plan (Power): 12 weeks, 7-10 Hrs/Week

Includes Structured Workouts

Structured Workouts automatically sync with compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time.


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Author

Tom Bell

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Length

12 Weeks

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Includes Structured Workouts

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Plan Description

A STRUCTURED PROGRAM SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO DEVELOP YOUR ENDURANCE AND FATIGUE RESISTANCE, THRESHOLD POWER AND FORCE PRODUCTION AHEAD OF THE UPCOMING SEASON


This plan has been built specifically for EXPERIENCED and ADVANCED Road, MTB and CX cyclists seeking build their endurance capacity for race fitness improvement in anticipation of the upcoming competitive season, covering the first 3 months of structured preparation.

KEY FEATURES:



  • Built using TrainingPeaks’ Workout Builder

  • All workouts exportable to .FIT, .ZWO, .ERG formats (to be used with Zwift, TrainerRoad etc)

  • Polarised Intensity Distribution

  • Large variety of interval workouts

  • All workouts designed for power meter users

  • Progressive TSS load for sustained improvement throughout 12-week period

  • Each workout’s purpose and key adaptations clearly communicated


PLAN GOALS:



  • Improve endurance capacity over the course of the plan

  • Create a fulfilling program that breeds motivation and enthusiasm to train

  • Build greater muscular endurance, force production and improve lactate threshold

  • Provide varied workouts for greater adaptive signalling


ADDITIONALLY INCLUDES:



  • Athlete-initiated Q&A support throughout the plan, as well as advice on strength workouts if required



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bikex5
8:06 hrs 3:15 hrs
Day Offx2
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
8:06 hrs 3:15 hrs
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter

All supported devices

Tom Bell

High North Performance

High North Performance is a cycling training and metabolic testing consultancy based in Harrogate, UK. We provide customised training programs and performance diagnostic services to professional and amateur athletes using both established and novel training methods, leading testing and analysis technology, as well as a scientific and strategic approach to planning and preparation.