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.