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Tim and Emma's 8-Week Threshold Builder - Classic Zones - 8-13 hours/week

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Tim and Emma's 8-Week Threshold Builder - Classic Zones - 8-13 hours/week

Includes Structured Workouts

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


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Author

Tim Cusick and Emma Grant

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5 (3)

Length

9 Weeks

Includes Structured Workouts

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


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Plan Description

training plan

Train like pro cyclist Emma Grant!

This plan incorporates some of the solid threshold building that Tim Cusick uses to train pros like Emma Grant. You’ll work on fatigue resistance, push for longer sweet spot intervals, target muscular and aerobic endurance, and more. Emma has sprinkled practical and motivational tips throughout the plan to keep you focused on pushing your limits and building a higher threshold. This is a rigorous plan and assumes that you have a solid foundation in place before you start the plan.


This plan is a structured plan using Coggan Classic zones, making it easy to load your workouts directly to your smart trainer, Zwift, Garmin, etc. Coach Tim believes that regular, moderate training, along with good nutrition and rest, will help you keep your immune system charged and lower your mental stress. Keep positive and stay healthy!


Included with your plan:
- User guide
- Testing protocol
- Coaching comments and tips from Tim and Emma
- Free strength training routine from Menachem Brodie


Need help loading your structured works to your device or smart trainer?Click here to read instructions.


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Tim Cusick has written dozens of training plans for many different areas of cycling: road, gravel, time trial, mountain bike, cyclocross, indoor training, and more. Click here for a full list of his current plans by sport type.


In addition to his coaching experience, Tim is the TrainingPeaks WKO product leader and the founder of BaseCamp.


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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x5
09:58:00 03:45:00
Day Off x1
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike
09:58:00 03:45:00
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter
  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

Tim Cusick

BaseCamp

Tim Cusick is a world-class cycling coach, a leader in data analytics for endurance sports, an educator, and an innovative business leader.

As a coach, he’s compiled an impressive history of success and jerseys. His approach to coaching peak performance focuses on the whole athlete and the components of success for the whole athlete. Tim works with Olympians, world champions, and more, including Amber Neben and Rebecca Rusch.


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  • Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
  • Completed workouts sync with popular apps like Garmin and Wahoo. Learn More
  • If plan includes Structured Workouts, then planned workouts sync to compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time. Learn More

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This plan is protected by our Refund Policy and may, with the author's approval, be exchanged for a plan of equal value from the same author.

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