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Training Programs

Starting 16 November 2020

16 week training programs

Our dedicated cycling coach Dr Stephen Lane has developed three dedicated training plans to help you smash your goals on the bike. The programs assume you will commence the first week with some kilometres already in the legs. Week one kicks off 16 November 2020.

Get a taste of what’s involved with last year’s programs below.

Low volume

The low volume training program will average 10 hours of training a week.

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Intermediate volume

The intermediate volume training program will average 12 hours of training a week.

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High volume

The high volume training program will average 16.5 hours of training a week.

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Tips and resources

Dive into some bonus content to stay on track and get a taste of Dr. Lane’s training tips before new content rolls through in the coming months.

Event Nutrition

Learn everything you need to know about your nutrition pre-ride, during and post-event.
You’ve done all the hard training so it is important to get nutrition right on the day so you perform at your best. Get all the expert tips so you can feel confident taking on the gruelling 235 km course in March.

Bike Check 101

Don’t leave your bike service/check till the final hour. Stephen runs through when you should get your bike serviced and what you should being checking. 

The last thing you want is a mechanical at the start of your ride. Don’t keep on putting this task off, book in your service early!

Pacing Tactics

In this video Stephen and James Garriok (9-hour wave leader) discuss pacing tactics and talk you through how to get the best of out our body on the event day.

Stephen and James help you prepare a sound game plan for the big day and give you an insiders tips to the ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ on how to achieve your best ride time.

Build phase tips

In this video, Stephen talks about the key sessions of this upcoming training block and how you can tailor them to best prepare for your target time at Peak Challenge.
Stephen will bring you through getting some bigger climbs under your belt and dialing in your hydration and nutrition.

Projected finish times

In this video, Stephen runs through how you should be feeling after a big functional threshold training block and the importance of the upcoming recovery week.

He also covers some tips on how to decide what your target finish time will be based on existing Strava times. It’s important to have a clear plan in mind of what pace you’re aiming for before event day.

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