8 Weeks to Your Peak Event (Int/Adv)
8 WEEKS TO YOUR PEAK EVENT
ATHLETE LEVEL: Intermediate/Advanced
TYPE: Competitive Road Cyclist
HOURS: 8-12 hours per week
TARGET RESULTS: To have you peak at your "A" event
ABOUT THE PLAN:
This 8 week training plan is made for cyclists or triathletes who train with power, heart rate, or perceived exertion. We have provided an eBook on the first day of the plan that contains testing protocol and explains how to set your training zones within TrainingPeaks. That will allow you to know exactly where you are starting with the plan and provide the correct information for testing in the future.
This is your final 8 weeks leading up to you peak event or "A" priority event of the year. This plan is made to take you that final step to the top spot on the podium. It organizes your training and makes sure you address all of your energy systems, all while focusing on your threshold giving you the highest fitness possible. This plan gives you the perfect taper, making sure you arrive at your event on form for the day you want to be your best.
How your final 8 weeks of training unfolds is absolutely key to your success and this plan will take the confusion and questions away, allowing you to focus on the hard work. The plan is made for someone with at least 12 hours a week to train in those last 8 weeks. It is time to get ready for the final push and be fitter than ever on the day you want to be.
This plan assumes that you will either be racing or riding hard on the weekend so has 3 different weekend options built in. *Please note that the hours in the sample plan reflect the total hours for the 3 weekend options.
Good luck! You can do it.
WEEK 1 PREVIEW:
Day 1: Welcome Information & Packet
Ride: Classic FTP Inverals 4x10 min - 2:15:00
Day 2: Ride: Criss-Cross Sweet Spot Intervals, VO2, Tempo - 2:30:00
Day 3: Ride: NP Microbursts - 1:00:00
Day 4: Ride: Active Recovery - 1:00:00
Day 5: Ride: Option #1: Pre-Race Short - 1:00:00
Option #2: One leg pedaling efforts - 1:40:00
Day 6: Ride: Option #1: Race
Option #2: Long Endurance - 4:00:00
Day 7: Ride: Option #1: Race
Option #2: Endurance with Bursts - 3:00:00
WEEK TOTALS: Time: Varies based on option choices
Bike Duration: Varies based on option choices
Once you purchase the plan you will be emailed a PDF explaining how to access your training plan. Please note our store hours are Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm Eastern Time. Any orders placed outside of store hours may not be filled until store hours resume.
If you experience any difficulties or have any questions, please contact us.