This master's plan is built for athlete's age 50 and older. It takes into account that as we age our bodies need more rest.
This 36 training plan will take you through your winter, spring, and summer training. This 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 plan can be started anytime during the winter and it also includes two weeks of BONUS workouts that can be found at the end of the plan. These BONUS workouts are for you to plug in and use throughout the winter, if needed. The plan is complete without them but these are just BONUS workouts for you overachievers! Your strength training portion of this plan is attached to your training plan with a printable spreadsheet that you can take with you to the gym to assist you in tracking your progress. This is attached to your training plan with a printable spreadsheet that you can take with you to the gym to assist you in tracking your progress. As winter continues, you move into building your power or muscular endurance and strength. The last four weeks of the plan have you progressing into sub-FTP work and will begin prepping you for better weather and the upcoming race season!
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 section of the plan is to increase your threshold and be ready to ride or race strong on the weekends. To get the most out of this section of the 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 once more. Please read the accompanying documents in attached as well.
This part of the plan also assumes that you will either be racing or riding hard on the weekend so has 3 different weekend options built in.
*Again, please note that the hours in the sample plan reflect the total hours for the 3 weekend options.
This part of the plan is perfect for someone who is ready to make their summer the best ever! It's a perfect way to keep the fitness you have (even improve it) and sharpen and hone your sprinting and anaerobic power.