Attack, Recover, Sprint, Repeat. The Criterium training plan prepares you for the high demands of crit racing. With workouts that build sprint power and emphasize anaerobic power and aerobic capacity, the criterium block builds the fitness you need.

Specialty Phase
Criterium (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

Hours

2:55


TSS

210

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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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