5 min power training plan
Want to develop your power efforts, this 5 min training plan will help you with just that.
5 min power
Aim for 6 to 12 weeks cycles. The further your event date is away, means you'll be riding in the foundation phases.
Benchmarks for success
The benchmark for success will be your 5 min power or a 3-6 min segment on the road.
Areas of focus
This plans sole focus is to help improve your 5 min power. Therefore there will be a lot of top end varying from 30 sec up to 6 mins. Just make sure when it says, zone 1 to keep it to zone 1 as this will allow you to dig deep when it matters.
Level of commitment
To see levels of improvement in your 5 min power or segment time, aim for a minimum of 3 hours per week. Of course you can ride longer, but remember the more volume you ride the less intensity there is in the training plan.