Fitness for the long haul. The Gran Fondo training plan reinforces the muscular endurance needed for a long day in the saddle. If you are training for a century, gran fondo, or just a big day of steady power, this plan will provide you with the specific fitness and endurance needed to complete your ultra-endurance event.

Specialty Phase
Gran Fondo (8 Weeks Per Block)

Low Volume

3-4 Hrs/Wk

Mid Volume

6-7 Hrs/Wk

High Volume

7-8 Hrs/Wk

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Week 1

Hours

3:09


TSS

215

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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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