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American Birkebeiner 50km Skate "No Time" Training Plan

Author

Matti Rowe

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Length

10 Weeks

Plan Description

 


The American Birkebeiner - the only race that matters in the North American cross country racing calendar. Maybe you've done it before. Maybe all your friends have and you finally lost that bet and you'll be toeing the line with them in February. Either way, you're scared, because you have barely any time to train. You're not in college anymore - you've got a family, or a high-stress job, and you know in your heart that 30 minutes of cardio on the elliptical 3 times per week and a few pushups isn't going to cut it.


The 2019 American Birkebeiner Skate No Time Training Plan will get you across the line, maybe even standing. It's simple, effective, straightforward workouts that will increase your aerobic capacity, get your technique dialed, and even allows for beers.


You won't find BS in this plan, just Badass workouts that make the most of your precious time. You don't need a fancy watch, you don't need to abandon your social life, you just need a can-do attitude. But you already have that - you're a cross-country skier



Now go knock out some workouts. Before you'll know it you'll be waiting for your friends at the finish line in Hayward sipping Wisconsin's finest.


 



 

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
XC-Ski x4
4:29 hrs 2:30 hrs
Strength x2
0:26 hrs 0:20 hrs
Day Off x2
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
XC-Ski
4:29 hrs 2:30 hrs
Strength
0:26 hrs 0:20 hrs
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


Matti Rowe

Gravel God Cycling Coaching

I'm a cycling coach and writer. When I'm not helping my athletes get faster on a bike I write obvious, overlooked training content that makes cycling training easy to understand.

I think racing and training is crucial to living your best life, and living your best life is about looking back and seeing how much more Badass you are now than your past self.

Hit me up. Let's go beat the past together.


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