Mountain Bike Race Prep 1

Target Rider: This plan is currently offered for advanced riders only. This 10-week plan will use a combination of Threshold, VO2 Max, Aerobic, and Neuromuscular Power workouts to get you setup for a great race season. You should plan to finish this plan one week before your first high priority mountain bike race. Workout days each week are numbered 1 - 7. Day 1 is typically Monday, but you can select another day to start the plan so the workout days fit your schedule. During this plan you will workout indoors on Days 2, 3, 4 and 5 and ride outdoors on Days 6 and 7. More specific information for each training plan can be found in the Kinetic Fit app.

Plan Goal: The goal of this plan is to prepare you for cross country mountain bike race season. The plan will focus on building your Functional Threshold Power (FTP), and your mountain-bike specific energy systems.

Duration: 10 weeks

Training Volume: High

Experience Level:

  • Cat 1/2/Advanced

Total Plan Hours: 107 hours, 10 minutes


Getting Started

  1. Download the Kinetic Fit app for iOS or Android
  2. Create an account
  3. On the home screen, select "Start a Training Plan"
  4. Find the plan, select it and pick a start date. We recommend starting training plans on Mondays.
  5. This training plan requires a Smart subscription ($5/month for yearly)


Additional Resources

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