'What I have found with most of the enduro riders I have worked with is that they are die hard riders that have great base fitness and skills. However, they lack the ability to hold their top end speed and lack strength endurance to get up the hills. This leaves them fatigued and unable to race hard for the entire enduro.’
With this in mind Sport Scientist and Performance Coach Matty Graham has designed a training plan that focuses on building strength-endurance on top of riders already established endurance base. Along with 'sharpening' the riders anaerobic threshold using interval training allows them to rider harder for longer on race day.
Using interval training and scientific training principles this training plan aims to take a rider with good base fitness and get them race ready in just 6 weeks.
‘Most riders will find that the addition of some well planned interval sessions will rapidly increase their performance, getting them ‘race ready’ in a short space of time.’
"I have noticed two things with the Enduro Training Plan. Firstly is how quick you can gain strength and fitness. But because I have been through the plan twice now over a period of 6 months the extra fitness has allowed me to concentrate more when descending and I’ve made a lot of gain with my skills. I feel comfortable riding at speeds that used to be pushing the limits."
"I've had great results with this 6-week plan. I found it works great as a peaking plan."
"After just a few short weeks into the Enduro Training Plan, I noticed a big improvement, not just on strength and fitness but mainly the recovery between runs which has helped me a lot to prepare for races. I have done this plan once and definitely something I will be using again in the lead up to next season."
This training plan is run through the online Training Peaks software so you can access it from your computer or smart phone with the FREE Training Peaks App or print out a hard copy.
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This training plan includes
Free Training Peaks account
A 6 week progressive periodised training plan designed specifically for enduro racing. This plan can be started at anytime.
Daily email reminders about your training sessions
Detailed daily training sessions to develop specific fitness and skills for enduro racing
Stretching guidelines to target key areas
Field testing notes calculate your personalised heart rate training zones
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Cost: $54.99 USD*
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