Skimo - 8 week - On-Snow - 12 hours/week - Individual Race
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Designed for EXPERIENCED Skimo athletes who do have access to snow every day to prepare for a skimo race.
Hand-crafted by USSMA National Team Head Coach Joe Howdyshell, MS, this plan encapsulates his passion for the sport and his nation-leading knowledge of skimo coaching.
The plan provides an 8-week structured and periodized training schedule averaging 12 hours per week in order to maximize your performance on race day. Each week contains intervals, strength, transition training, and a long weekend workout.
Prior to using this plan, you should be able to skin in steep backcountry terrain for 2 hours (without feeling like you're going to die).
Purchase of this plan includes our comprehensive Skimo Training Guide, which explains how to use your training plan plus email access to Coach Joe at any time for questions that you may have about this plan, videos explanations of strength exercises, and Badass Coaching style motivation.
**Warning: Plan notes contain profanity. Why? Because we f*&ing love it.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|9:50 hrs||4:00 hrs|
|0:37 hrs||0:20 hrs|
|1:30 hrs||1:00 hrs|
Day Off x1
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||9:50 hrs||4:00 hrs|
||0:37 hrs||0:20 hrs|
||1:30 hrs||1:00 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor