Training Bible 3 month cycling base period program (6 to 10.5 hours per week)

Average Weekly Training Hours 08:30
Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Training Hours 08:30
Training Load By Week

This plan is focused solely on creating a solid base with which to build upon throughout the 2015 season. Your goal should be to maximize your results and with this you'll have each day of base phases 1-3 planned out. The philosophies are based on those of Joe Friel, creator of The Cyclist's Training Bible. Good luck and go fast! Rob Kelley TRAINING BIBLE COACH rob@ROKcoaching.com

Sample Day 1
0:45:00
AA #1: Anatomical Adaptation #1

Follow prescribed routine

Sample Day 2
1:20:00
AT60: Aerobic Threshold Build

Warm up for 15 minutes. Keep heart rate in upper end of zone 2 for 1 hour. Cadence: 90-110 RPM's. Warm down for 10 minutes.

Sample Day 3
1:30:00
HC: High Cadence to 125

warm up for 15 minutes. Use as easy a gear as you need for these, and they are best done on a stationary trainer or rollers.
1 set: 105 RPM's for 5 minutes/1 minute rest. 110 RPM's for 5 Minutes/1 minute rest. 115 RPM's for 5 minutes/1 minute rest. 120 RPM's for 5 minutes/1 minute rest. 125 RPM's for 5 minutes/1 minute rest. 125 RPM's for 5 minutes/1 minute rest. 125 RPM's for 5 minutes/1 minute rest. 3 minutes at maximum RPM's. Warm down for 15 minutes.
Do each set to fail. 8 minutes recovery between sets.

Sample Day 4
0:30:00
EZ

zone 1-2 only. keep cadence between 90-100 after you are warm

Sample Day 4
0:45:00
AA #2: Anatomical Adaptation #2

Follow prescribed routine

Sample Day 6
1:30:00
LSD

Long Slow Distance. Do this in zones 1-3, but no more than 20% of the ride in Zone 3.

Sample Day 7
1:20:00
AT60: Aerobic Threshold Build

Warm up for 15 minutes. Keep heart rate in upper end of zone 2 for 1 hour. Cadence: 90-110 RPM's. Warm down for 10 minutes.

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Training Bible Cycling

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