Power meter training plans
These wattage training plans, written by Hunter Allen , widely regarded as one of the world's experts in training with a power meter, are meant to provide the road, triathlete, cyclocross or mountain bike cyclists a great way to improve their current fitness. Hunter gives you the same training workouts, same expert knowledge and experience that he gives each of his personal athletes. His athletes have won world, national and regional titles in all categories from professionals in Grand Tours to local mountain bike races to completely century rides and all using the latest in power meter training principles. These plans are great way for you to take advantage of these same power training principles without the committment of a monthly coaching fee.
There are plans for different goals, whether that is to improve your threshold power, train for a time trial, peak for an event, train smarter in the spring, summer, winter, or even race faster in cyclo-cross or Mt. biking. Essentially, regardless of the particular event you are training for, increasing threshold wattage means increasing your average speed. Hunter's training plans help give structure to your daily workouts, with easy to understand workouts, goals for each workout, goals each week to achieve and also great motivational tips to help you push farther than before. You are sure to improve your threshold with one of his plans! Use these to prepare for an event or use them back-to-back to build your threshold throughout the year. PLANS FOR SALE AT BOTTOM.
These plans are perfect for your SpringTraining Season! Are you riding hard or racing on the weekends?Are you ready to goto the next level this spring? Time to improve yoursprint? Time to get your edge 'sharpened'?These plans will improve your threshold wattage AND also address theupper training levels as well(Vo2 Max, Anaerobic Capacity,Neuromuscular Power). Use these plans to prepare for your weekend racesor group rides and rest assured.. you'll be offthe front
Summer Training Plans
Hunter has refreshed his highly popular summer wattage training plans to make them even better! With races some weekends and not on others, it's hard to know how to juggle your workouts around and make sure you are getting just enough training in and not too much. Hunter has made it easy for you with PLAN A, PLAN B, PLAN C inside each of the summer plans. If you are racing on a Saturday and/or Sunday, then just follow the workouts labeled PLAN A. If you are racing on a Sunday, then follow the workouts labeled Plan B. If you are not racing at all during the weekend, then there's PLAN C to follow. Hunter has also given you Training Stress Score goals to help you stay on track and has updated "Coach Comments" to help keep you motivated this summer.
**NEW** "8 Weeks to your PEAK" plan
Hunter has just created your ideal last 8 weeks to your PEAK event. This plan is designed to give you the last critical 8 weeks of training in order to create the form that you need to win. Based on his extensive research and experience balancing Chronic Training Load with Acute Training Load, you'll come into your peak event with just the right Training Stress Balance to bust out your best wattages ever.
These plans are meant to provide the road, mountain bike cyclist or triathlete a great way to improve their current threshold wattage. Your threshold wattage is the most important determining factor in cycling success. Hunter has built a great set of threshold improvement plans that guide you each week to the specific wattage based workouts that improve your threshold. Start with his first 8 weeks plan, then make sure to re-test yourself at the end of the 8 weeks(your threshold has probably gone up!) and then get the weeks 9-16 plan as well. With 16 weeks of Hunter's wattage based plans, you'll sure to be riding faster than ever. Essentially, regardless of the particular event you are training for, increasing threshold wattage means increasing your average speed. One great thing about these plans is that you can use them at anytime during the year. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter are all great times to improve your threshold and Hunter's plan will get you to the next level!
Cyclo-cross Training Plans
Built by Elite/Masters Cyclo-Crosser, Sam Krieg and Elite Coach,Hunter Allen, these C-X plans will have you crushing the local crossraces and also prepping you for Nationals if you are heading there this year! Built for cyclists with a power meter, all workouts are describedin watts and contain racing and training tips, along with special C-X exercises to do to prepare you for the brutal sport that is –Cross--! There are three different plans made for the beginner, intermediate andAdvanced/Elite crosser. Each plan is customized to the level and youcan count on serious improvement no matter what level you start at! Ifyou are ready to get in some highly specific training for Cross, withsick workouts that are designed JUST to mimic the demands of cross,then these are for you.CLICK HERE to access these AMAZING C-X plans.
With a focus toward specific event goals, these power-based plans will get you to the finish line feeling good. Hunter has built an amazing Time Trial plan that has been used by hundreds to increase their threshold power and succeed in their time trial. Hunter has also written plans for Century riders as well.
Mountain Bike Plans
Hunter has teamed up with his longtime client and world class mountain biker, Jeremiah Bishop to bring you these AMAZING Mt. Bike plans. Plans for Category 3(beginner), 2(Sport), and 1(Pro/Expert) Mt. Bikers, Hunter and Jeremiah have put together plans for you to succeed. You don't have to use a Power meter for these plans, as Heart rate zones are identified as well. Key workouts that Hunter has designed and Jeremiah has "crushed and dominated" on over the years are included. These are the secret workouts that are not for the weak. If you are ready for the next level and think you are tough enough, then these plans are designed for you! These plans are so top secret that we can't even show them to you here! Click here to access these top secret plans or search on "Jeremiah Bishop" in the SEARCH in the Training Plans page.
Lemond G-Force Bike Specific Plans
Hunter brings to the owners of a LeMond G-force bike, either Upright or Recumbent, the ability to use the workouts on the G-Force bike in a Training Plan. Hunter worked with the engineers at LeMond Fitness to help plan out some of the key workouts in the LeMond G-Force bike and Hunter has put together a Training Plan just for you! NOTE: To access these LeMond specific plans, click here or Type 'Lemond' into the Search box on the Training Plans page.
Winter Training Plans
These popular winter training plans have been used by hundreds of power meter users that are looking for a great structured winter training plan. Each plan is based on your specific threshold wattage and is designed to help you improve this winter. I believe that the winter is where you do your 'homework' and these plans are not easy, but at the same time are designed to build your FTP carefully so you don't become a "January Star". Each plan comes with a weight training plan as well with detailed workouts and a periodized 12 week weight routine to help you balance muscles, prevent overuse injury and also improve your neuromuscular power and strength. You'll have indoor and outdoor workouts with this plan and highly specific workout instructions so you'll know exactly what to do each day. If you are ready to goto the next level this coming season, then start it right with a wattage winter training plan.
Computrainer Plans with your .ERG workout file attached
Winter/Offseason and Spring Training Plans
These comprehensive 12 week plans include the actual .erg file for each day of riding! So, you download the .erg file and upload this directly into your Computrainer Coaching Software and start riding! The CompuTrainer automatically adjusts the loads throughout the entire workout. All you have to do is pedal! Hunter has built these .erg files for each workout specifically to work on key physiological systems that you need to make your winter or spring the best ever! These plans are without parallel! Hunter as poured all of his experience and knowledge(and a whole lot of sweat from riding a Computrainer too!) into each plan. Each plan has the .erg files scaled to your Threshold wattage, so you just pick the correct plan for you! IT is imperative that you TEST your threshold power on your CompuTrainer before selecting a plan. (Make sure your rolling resistance load is 2.7 on your CT) These winter and spring training plans are designed for CompuTrainer owners!
ErgVideo Training Plans
In conjunction with ErgVideo, Hunter has created training plans specifically to be used for your Computrainer and ErgVideos. Real Races, real riders, ErgVideo's make indoor training a lot more fun and also more focused. Buy a Training Plan together with a "Hunter Allen Pack" and you'll be on your way to higher wattages. (Note: You need to purchase BOTH an ErgVideo Training Plan below AND a Hunter Allen Pack on the ErgVideo site)