Coaching programs are written by your personal cycling coach. A coach will provide a daily workout, training goals, strength and conditioning guidance, valuable daily and weekly feedback, motivation and yearly direction. Listed below are the main aspects of a coaching program.
Programs are provided daily via Training Peaks training software. Each program is tailored to the individual by their coach to train you appropriately. Training programs are posted weekly and include daily workouts and notes. In order to get the most out of a online coaching program, it is required to have a device that can upload training files, such as a Garmin, Wahoo, Apple watch, Polar, or any type of power meter.
Nightly emails of your workouts and a free Training Peaks App are included for easy view, and to keep you on track.
Your cycling coach is responsible for getting to know you and creating a detailed training program, individualized to your specific goals, skill level and lifestyle. Your coach will review heart rate training zones, power training zones, pace, and notes on how you felt each day. Comparing your workout file and notes to the daily goal allows your coach to gain a detailed view of your training day. Through this process, your coach will know exactly where you are at in training, how much training you can handle to push your limits, and when it is time to rest and recover.
Communication starts with the training program, but also includes daily and weekly email communication, phone calls to discuss training in more detail and to gain valuable feedback, and text messages for instant advice and feedback. Communication between the coach and athlete is the foundation for any coaching program. Weekly communication will keep you very focused, provide a great deal of motivation, and keep you on track to reach your goals.
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