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Planning Your Season

A good training plan can make or break your season, and creating a good training plan starts with your goals and your strategy. Our coaches and experts can show you how to set achievable goals, create a complementary training approach, and design your own training plan that’s adjustable throughout the season.

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Planning Skills

Develop Your Planning Skills

Joe Friel explores the development of annual training plans, short-term plans, and matters beyond sport-specific workouts.

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Cycling Base Training Pathway

The concept of base training has been a part of endurance training for decades. Laying a foundation of fitness early in the season sets the stage for success later on. With the help of Joe Friel, Dr. Stephen Seiler, and Dr. Andy Pruitt, we explore the how and why of this fundamental aspect of endurance training.

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Training Distribution for Triathletes

If you’re new to triathlon, equal training among the three sports may be all you need. But for advanced athletes, a more sophisticated approach involves unequal distribution between the disciplines.

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Polarized Training Throughout the Season

Coach Trevor Connor details how to apply the polarized training method and distribute intensity across your entire season.

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Best Practices for Building a Training Camp

Coaches Ryan Kohler and Trevor Connor discuss tips, tricks, and the underlying principles to help you design a training camp.

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Training Camps for Time-Crunched Athletes

Just because you have limited time doesn’t mean you can’t create a training plan that involves an overload stimulus. We show you how.

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How to Build an Annual Training Plan

How to Develop a Yearly Training Plan

We review the art and science of developing and maintaining an annual training plan, which helps athletes progress and perform at their best.

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planning your base season

How to Plan Your Base Season

We discuss the nuances of base season planning, from the appropriate intensity distribution to the time it takes to produce gains from both aerobic and anaerobic work, and much more.

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