The humble training plan is one of the most important parts of training for cycling events. Having a good program that ensures you are training all of the necessary muscular and cardiovascular systems is critical. At Argonaut Cycle Coaching we have a range of pre prepared training plans for a range of target events, including some well known races, such as the Tour of Bright.
Over the last few months we have been busy updating all of our existing programs as well as adding a few new ones, such as an 8 week ‘Time Trial’ program and the exciting new 21 week ‘Ultimate’ training program. The new ‘Ultimate’ program provides a super 10 weeks of base training work before heading into 6 weeks of race specific preparation. A couple of weeks of peaking and tapering round out the program to have you in great shape for race day. This program is suitable for any type of race, from flat one day events to multi-day hilly tours. The program is flexible enough to suit climbers, time trial specialists and even sprinters. It also includes a 3 week competition phase with schedules for a Saturday race, Sunday race and off-race week.
The new ‘Time Trial’ program is a short 8 week, race specific preparation program with plenty of interval work to keep even the most die hard time trialist happy. The program is in a single format of 10-12 hours per week and is suitable for riders who already have a good base of fitness. If you need more base before embarking on this program then we have you covered with our ‘Base Training’ plans.
The Cyclo Sportif events are becoming more popular around the world so we have compiled an 11 week ‘Hilly Sportif’ plan, which has plenty of climbing sessions to keep you happy and to ensure your legs can take the pounding of several hours with the front wheel facing upwards!
On the still-to-come list we have the updated criterium plans, a one-day classic race preparation plan and two 24 hour Enduro MTB plans – one for solo riders and another for team riders. 24 hour mountain biking is one of those fantastic events that caters for all manner of riders and we will endeavour to create programs that have you in great shape so these can be enjoyed as much as possible.
Training plans start from as low as $40 for a 7 week plan up to $125 for the 21 week ‘Ultimate’ training plan. To see our full range of training plans please visit http://www.argonautcyclecoaching.com/training-plans