This plan utilises coaching experience developed both on and off the bike by the Dig Deep Coaching team. It will provide structure to daily training on the bike whilst developing a personal understanding on how to train. As the weeks progress you will start to feel the benefits physically on the bike coupled with increased confidence in this new found progression through structured coaching.
The overall objective is to support and develop further the cycling experience through structured training. It is important you feel and enjoy the clear benefits to be gained through targeted training sessions and see the results come event day.
This plan is ideal for cyclists who wish to target long distance sportive events and want to maximise time available to train in order to hit goals such as completing events within a specific time or targeting an average speed. A good base fitness is required with some consistent cycling in the 6 months leading up to the start of the plan. If you have been riding your bike or exercising 4-5 times a week and previously undertaken sportive events in the last couple of years then this plan is great for you.
The plan will increase your personal fitness, help you become leaner and increase speed for long distance challenges lasting over 160km. Many of the structured sessions will improve your climbing ability and increase endurance coupled with providing great confidence, motivation and drive to complete any epic challenge stretching you further than you ever thought possible!
|How Much Time Will The Plan Take Up?|
The weekly durations vary with WEEK 1 being the shortest at a total of 7hrs 45min and the longest is WEEK 7 which sees an increase to 11hrs on the bike. The average duration is around 9hrs a week. The plan will help base your training around lifestyle and work/family commitments whilst ensuring daily you are making the all important training sessions count towards progression to your challenge!