CCC 2021 30 Week Training Plan - Starts February 1st. With Strength and Conditioning
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A dedicated plan tailored for the unique demands of CCC 2021, with consideration for the climbs, and elevation change.
This is a 30 week plan starting on Monday February 1st and finishing on race day.
It features 3 build weeks followed by a recovery week and a three week taper.
It includes a progressive Strength and Conditioning programme that compliments the stage of training, starting with Stability before progressing through to Strength and then Power. There are 2 sessions on build weeks and 1 on recovery weeks.
Requires access to a treadmill for certain workouts, or hills, and ideally a HR monitor.
Time based rather than distance.
Includes advice for mental preparation and pacing strategies.
It has been created by an experienced ultra runner and coach, who has coached multiple athletes for CCC and is a UTMB finisher.
Additional information is provided throughout the plan to help with planning and pacing.
TrainingPeaks Level 2 Certified.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|8:48 hrs||7:00 hrs|
|1:35 hrs||1:00 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||8:48 hrs||7:00 hrs|
||1:35 hrs||1:00 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor