Sprint from the start, out of every corner, and through every sand pit. This block prepares you for the repeated hard efforts of a Cyclocross race. Increase your threshold and VO2 max power, while fine-tuning the repeatability and sprint capabilities needed for your ‘cross race.

Specialty Phase
Cyclocross (8 Weeks Per Block)

Low Volume

(3-4 Hrs/Wk)

Mid Volume

(5-6 Hrs/Wk)

High Volume

(7-8 Hrs/Wk)

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Week 1

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2:55


TSS

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The Specialty Phase of training helped in preparing me for the constant on/off efforts required in Cyclocross that, as a new comer to the sport, would have left me behind.

David B.

TrainerRoad Athlete

The Specialty Phase of training helped in preparing me for the constant on/off efforts required in Cyclocross that, as a new comer to the sport, would have left me behind.

Focused Training for Your Event

Specialty phases focus on fine-tuning your fitness and cycling skillset to the demands of your goal event. As race day approaches, your training loads will taper to focus on shedding fatigue and sharpening your fitness.

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