Welcome and thanks for choosing this Elite level 8 week training plan. This plan is designed to provide the structure and guidance necessary to build your aerobic capacity, muscular endurance, and pedaling proficiency. The language of the workouts are written in clear and common terminology centered around your individual Heart Rate and Power Zones. There are 4 are weeks structured around a full block of training which are followed by a recovery week, then another full 3 week block. Each week also includes 2 days of core strengthening and stretching yoga as cross training. This plan would best be applied at the beginning of a training phase or as structure for post racing season training.