Training Plans

Sportive Training Plans

50 Mile Sportive Training Plan

Whether you are aiming to complete your first sportive, achieve a particular time, or need professional guidance on how to train for a 50 mile bike ride, Wattbike’s 50 mile bike ride training plan will help you achieve your goal.  

The 50-mile sportive plan uses a polarised training model which incorporates a strength, threshold and endurance phase designed to progress your fitness and cycling training. Your training workload will progress by roughly 11% week on week throughout this 50 mile cycle training plan, increasing in intensity and duration as you progress. The biggest training load will come in week 10 before a 2-week taper, which will allow you to recover and maintain fitness ready for your event. 

Wattbike’s 50 mile cycle training plan is developed by professionals and cycling coaches, with a schedule that provides intense yet balanced training, ensuring you conquer endurance events. 

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100 Mile Sportive Training Plan

Completing your first century ride this year? The 100 mile sportive training plan will be your perfect partner. 

The 100 mile sportive plan follows the same polarised model as the 50 mile bike ride training schedule, which is designed to progress your training and fitness. Wattbike’s 100 mile training schedule is developed by cycling professionals and will see your workload progress by roughly 11% week on week, increasing in intensity and duration as you progress. The biggest training load will come in week 10 before a 2-week taper, which will allow you to recover and maintain fitness ready for your event. 

Download the 100 mile sportive training plan