The Beginners Plan is an ideal introduction to structured training. Using heart rate and cadence to monitor training intensity and performance, in 25 weeks, you'll be confident of tackling a 60-mile (100 km) sportive.
The 12-week Foundation Plan is ideal for Intermediate and Advanced riders who are looking to build base fitness. You should already be capable of comfortably completing a 60 mile (100km) ride and regularly logging 5-6 hours of riding time per week.
The Intermediate Plan is aimed at riders who have followed the Foundation Training Plan or have previously devised their own training and have a reasonable base of cycling fitness. It’s designed for successful completion of a 100 mile Sportive.
The Advanced Plan is aimed at riders who have followed the Foundation Training Plan and have a good base of cycling fitness. It is designed for riders who already train specifically for sportive events or may be racing competitively.
Upon completion of the Int / Adv training plans, you will be ready to tackle your target event. The modular plan allows you to construct your own bespoke plan to work your training around your events and ensure you’re recovering and tapering.
The British Cycling Seven Week Panic Plan is ideal for active non cyclists or cyclists who've recently neglected their training. In seven weeks it'll have you ready to tackle a 60-mile (100 km) sportive.