Training and Development Plans

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Welcome to the NYCC Fall/Winter Training Program!

- Starting Nonvember 1st 2022

- Focusing on building fitness in May 2023 - for events such as GFNY, Bear Mountain Spring Classic - but appropriate for those looking to build fitness for the SIG programs in March - and those just wanting to join for a ride every now and then!

- Free and open to all NYCC Members

- Program customisable for varying fitness and time abilities - we will teach you to set your own goals/targets

- Daily outdoor and indoor equivalent workouts - you choose

- Posted on the NYCC website for free

- Sign up on TrainingPeaks for free using this link...

- Would strongly recommend the paid version of TrainingPeaks so you can properly modify the team plan to fit your current fitness and goals.


Periodized Training Program


  • Nov/Dec

    • Build training load resistance 

    • Increase Leg Strength

      • Big gear hill repeats

      • Single leg drills

    • Increase leg speed

      • High cadence drills

  • Jan/Feb

    • Decrease training time - Increase training intensity

    • Sweetspot and threshold intervals

  • Mar/Apr/May

    • Maintain training time - increase training intensity

    • Goal specific workouts

      • Gran Fondo? 10min “hill style” intervals 

      • Criterium racing? Short intense VO2Max repeated intervals


What do you need?

Nothing! You can just follow the plan’s suggested rides and workouts - adapting them to your time and needs! We would however recommend the following...


  • Training Peaks online training program - Free Version

  • Accurately track and plan your progression 

  • Organise and schedule your workouts

  • (Optional) Training Peaks - paid version

    • For $10 a month receive a Training Peaks Premium Account

      • ($10 is cost of TrainingPeaks Account)

  • More accurate metrics and recording of progress

  • See your training schedule in your calendar 

  • Receive daily workouts direct to your Garmin - hit play and train!

  • (Optional) Zwift - $14/month

    • Many group rides will be on Zwift


If interested in joining or learing more... email James -

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