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Bart Minter March 2016 6 Hour Race Training Plan
Troy Zimmerman 2015 National US Marathon Champion 50+ and Multi-State FSC Champ
Doug B. Leadville 100 Finisher
Madison McDaniel Multi-time winner as Junior Racing Expert/Pro Class 2016
Tim Zimmerman Expert 40+ Georgia State Cahmp, SERC Champion, Multi-time State Series Champ
Chase Peeler Cat 1 15-29 XC Racer
Lauren Gregg Cat 1 and Current Pro Mountain Bike Racer 2016
Dwayne Allgire Cat 1 30-39 XC and Endurance Mtn Bike Champion Elite Category 2016
Brooke and Peter Cat 2 30-39 XC Racers
Length of Program: 12 Weeks
Cost of Program: $99.00
Over the 4 months of training, this mountain bike training program will build your "racing fitness" so you come into the season strong.
The first month is a "Build" month with key emphasis on VO2max, nueromuscular, and Threshold increases. The two months after that are "In Season" race months. The first two months will be a combination of hard workouts, long sustained rides on the weekends, and mountain bike specific Time Trials and Trail technical work to have you riding fast and flowing on the trails. Your fitness will continue to build throughout this program and you will be set up to be fresh and riding strong for all your races.
This training program will have you at peak mountain bike race fitness 10-12 weeks into the training plan.
Cat 1: Expert
Cat 2: Sport
Cat 3: Beginner/Novice