Sportstest - Base build phase 1, heart rate based, Monday REST day, target 4-6 hours per week
Dr Garry PalmerAll plans by this Coach
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The training plan uses a focus of heart rate based sessions (however for sportive riders who use power, the sessions can easily be switched to power based efforts), and assumes the rider has a lower level of fitness, and want to use this plan to build a reasonable base of fitness over 8 weeks. The plan varies between 4 to 6 hours per week and has 2 or 3 REST days per week.
The objectives of this plan are in increase endurance fitness, raise training volumes, and indirectly improved FTP. The plan follows a simple principle of using at least 2 rest days in a week, and has only one session per day. There are also infrequent threshold and unstructured rides.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|4:58 hrs||2:00 hrs|
Day Off x2
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||4:58 hrs||2:00 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor