This 12 week spring training plan is built for anyone training 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 12 week spring training plan is for a cyclist or triathlete can train from 12 to 18 hours a week, has been cycling for at least two to three years, and is excited about really getting faster and improving their racing category.
This plan is specifically made for spring training and has options for racing on the weekends or group rides. This plan 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.
The goal of this plan is to increase your threshold and be ready to ride or race strong on the weekends.
Before beginning you should be able to complete a 100 mile ride and you would like to be able to finish strong in upcoming race in the near future. You are currently riding your bike from 5-7x per week, but lack direction and exactly how to best train.
To get the most out of this plan it is important that you go through the testing protocols listed in the bonus week in order to make sure of your threshold range. Please read the accompanying documents in attached as well.
Good luck! You are going to do awesome!