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French Training Plan (2001-2002)

French Training Plan Index
September - November
December
January
January - mid-March
Mid-March
April - May

GOAL: Gain Strength
GOAL: "Wake up" your body to race
GOAL: Adding more speed
GOAL: Becoming explosive
GOAL: Preparing for competition
GOAL: Race speed development

SOURCE: Christian Processe, French National Team

Click on the months above for plan details

April through May: Race speed development
10 Days Hard + 5 Days Easy = 1 Cycle
APRIL (10 Days Hard - 5 Days Easy)
Monday a.m.: 2 x (10 x 20"on 100"off) p.m.: 3 x 15'on 5'off on whitewater
Tuesday a.m.: 4 x 5'on 3'off p.m.: Resistance 1.5'on 1.5'off
Wednesday a.m.: Running + Weights p.m.: off
Thursday a.m.: 2 x (6 x 30"on 2.5'off) p.m.: 1 hr Aerobic Capacity
Friday a.m.: 6 x 3'on 3'off p.m.: 1 hr LP 2'on 1'off
Saturday a.m.: Off p.m.: Off
Sunday a.m.: 30" through 120" on 2xOff p.m.: 1hr easy paddle
Monday a.m.: 3 x 8' Aerobic Threshold p.m.: Resistance 2'on 1'off
Tuesday a.m.: 1 x 15', 10', 5'on< p.m.: Running + Weights
Wednesday a.m.: Off p.m.: Off
Thursday a.m.: Off p.m.: 1 hr Resistance
Friday a.m.: Time Trial p.m.: 1 hr Aerobic Capacity
Saturday a.m.: 3 x 8'on 20"off p.m.: Running + Weights
Sunday a.m.: Off p.m.: Off
Monday a.m.: Off p.m.: Off
MAY (10 Days Hard - 5 Days Easy)
Monday a.m.: 2 x (5 x 45"on 135"off) p.m.: 1 hr Aerobic Capacity
Tuesday a.m.: 3 x (3 x 2'on 2'off) p.m.: 1 hr running
Wednesday a.m.: 1' 2' 3' 4' 5' 4' 3' 2' 1' on/off p.m.: Off
Thursday a.m.: 6 x 1'on 30" off p.m.: 1hr easy paddle
Friday a.m.: 6 x 4'on/off p.m.: Resistance 5 x 2'on/off
Saturday a.m.: Off p.m.: Off
Sunday a.m.: 10 x 30"on 150"off p.m.: 1hr Aerobic Capacity
Monday a.m.: 3 x 8' (15"on 15"off) p.m.: 8 x 3' LP
Tuesday a.m.: 2 x 1.5', 2 x 3', 1 x 5' on/off p.m.: Off
Wednesday a.m.: Off p.m.: Off
Thursday a.m.: Off p.m.: Off
Friday a.m.: Off p.m.: 6 x 3' (30"on 30"off)
Saturday a.m.: Time Trial p.m.: 1 hr running
Sunday a.m.: 40" through 70"on 2xon/off p.m.: 1 hr easy paddle
Monday a.m.: Off p.m.: Off

     

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