Many of you will have started on some training with the aim of taking part in Carpathian MTB Epic, the premier stage race in Eastern Europe. Whether you plan to compete at the highest level, or simply want to get to the finish line each day, there are a number of important components you should look to include within your training and preparation in order to make your experience that much more enjoyable.
We are pleased once again to be working with Rule 5 Cycling Coaching led by Ian Jeneer to ensure that you are in the best place possible for this event. This year, Ian is also the Coach for Evergreen MTB Race Team who had great results at the race, in 2018.
Rule 5 Cycling Coaching offers a personal and tailor made training plan to ensure that you train smart, effectively and with the guidance and daily feedback of a British Cycling Qualified Cycling Coach, Ian Jenner, that is also a Training Peaks Qualified Coach, adept at analyzing training files with both Power and Heart Rate.
Through its personalized training guide tailored to your needs, Rule 5 Cycling Coaching will help you spot your mistakes and find ways to develop a better technique in your riding. Being accountable to someone helps you to remain focused, motivated and committed through your training plan. No more trial and error, no more mistakes, just progress!
The Rule 5 Cycling Coaching individual training plans make use of the Training Peaks software (included with all plans), which brings a structured and informational approach to the training plan. The benefits of the software include:
Get started today with your personalized approach to training both from setting individual workouts, feedback and communication, ensuring that you are in the best shape possible before undertaking the challenge of the Carpathian Mountains.
Bespoke plans are also available upon request to suit cyclists’ needs.
Introduction Programme €135 per month
Intermediate Programme €170 per month
The Intermediate Programme offers all the benefits of the Introduction Programme plus the following:
Advanced Programme €215 per month
The Advanced Programme offers all the benefits of the Introduction Programme plus the following:
Marcin – “Ian has helped me on many occasions with my cycling training and fitness. He is a very experienced cyclist and has a deep knowledge of the subject and is very supportive.”
Streety – “Ian is a very experienced and knowledgeable cycling coach who has done much to improve me as a cyclist. He can provide tailored training plans, advice on nutrition and re hydration and is a great motivator.”
4t Velo Race Team – “Great summer of coaching from Ian. Was great that he managed to incorporate sessions for the whole squad from Juniors to Cat 2 some of which meant that we trained as a team, it really bought us together.”
Jose Luis Miguel – “From Cat 4 to Cat 3 in one season and only 5 races, thanks Ian. Those sprint sessions really nailed it for me !!!”
Julie – “Ian has helped me ride London to Manchester as well as tackling London to Paris and Ride London 100. He has a great knowledge, is patient and fits the training around you. It was great to see my progression over the weeks which ensured that I completed the challenges feeling surprisingly good at the end. Little does he realize that I am thinking of doing the Etape next year !!”
Neil Manning – “2.5 hours off my previous Ride London time – never though it would be possible when Ian told me I could do it in 6 hours. Mind you I suffered on the turbo a bit but as they say no pain no gain….tks Ian so much, chuffed to bits.”
Algarve Velo – “Ian and Rule 5 Cycling Coach offers reliable and experienced methodology for cycling performance improvements. Climbing training camps outside of UK have been a strong focus of Rule 5 Cycling Coach programs.”