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8-Week Get Lean Now Training Plans
ByHunter Allen
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Ready to achieve your ideal cycling weight? As the world’s leading bike magazine for the past 50 years, Bicycling is uniquely qualified to help you improve your fitness and shed excess pounds with these premium Get Lean Now training plans. Both of these 8-week programs are the result of an exclusive collaboration between Bicycling and world-renowned cycling coach Hunter Allen. They are designed for cyclists who are focused on obtaining their ideal cycling weight through smart, targeted training and nutrition. The workouts will ramp up your metabolism for optimal fat burning, reduce your overall body-fat percentage, and make you a fitter cyclist. The plans consist of workouts at various effort levels. They offer wattage, heart rate, and rate of perceived exertion (RPE) options so you can gauge your effort whether you use a power meter, an HR monitor, or prefer to work out by feel. Get your plan now and reach your ideal weight sooner than you thought possible!

Choose Your Plan:

Get Lean Now, Beginner/Intermediate (8 weeks): For cyclists who have been riding for less than a year, or who rides, on average, a few times a week up to 2 hours. You may have done some beginner club rides. This plan is designed for the cyclist who has 6 to 12 hours a week to train. Don't worry if you have a little less time than that. You can customize the plan around your schedule.
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Get Lean Now, Advanced (8 weeks): For cyclists who have been riding regularly for a year or longer, at least three times a week, and has done some longer rides of at least 3 hours. The plan is designed for the cyclist who has 9 to 14 hours a week to train. Don't worry if you have a little less time than that. You can customize the plan around your schedule.
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Regardless of which plan you choose, you’ll get:
•    Daily e-mails reminding you about the workouts of the day
•    Detailed descriptions of each day’s workout
•    Tips on training, nutrition, recovery, and more
•    An interactive training log that allows you to track mileage, routes, meals, and more
•    Tools to upload data from your Garmin, GPS, heart-rate monitor, or other training device
•    Access to workouts from your smart phone
•    Nearly 400,000 routes from around the world and tools to map your own

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this is a exellent 8-week training plan,every rider should try it,in the training process,advise to take note every excise day,or chose smartphone GPS to record training details.
Obesity is also an issue in developed Singapore. The Govt. has been actively trying to promote cycling and other forms of exercise to keep the population fit and within the ideal weight. Recently, Singapore's numerous parks across the country were connected via 'park connectors', allowing citizens and cyclists to travel from one park to another and enjoy the lush scenery, while also keeping fit! Today, besides train stations, citizens are now also looking for residential units that are located near to such parks / connectors. The upcoming Lake Life ec (executive condo), also known as Yuan Ching ECas it is along Yuan Ching Road, will include a number of recreational facilities including bicycle treks and easy access to the park connectors. It will be the first Jurong EC in over 17 years.
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Misleading, it's a fee based plan and provided by outside source. There are plenty of other places to sign up for something like this, especially as a beginner. Other free programs are smart they want to cultivate your potential to be a long term reader/client. Not good to mislead and frustrate beginners and people who are not yet subscribers/clients. Why would anyone buy anything on faith alone in this day and age?
It's just structured workouts, with an email reminder/ encourager to do the workout. A book of wind-trainer workouts costs a little less, and if receiving an email will get you to do the workouts, then that little extra prompting might be worth a few dollars to you. For me, nothing helps as much as a committed workout partner. Second place is a set place & time to work out. Third place is my windtrainer workout DVD's & books. Logging my workouts never helped me much. Training with a HRM & power unit is very expensive, but I liked seeing my power go up at a constant HR -- meaning my fitness was improving. Having a big milestone to train for (the Death Ride and the Davis Double come to mind) was always a good motivator. Now that I live near many miles of flat roads, I can attest that many monotonous (unstructured) flat miles haven't been helpful. As with all things, ymmv...
I went for the free plan and it automatically charged me for the premium plan at $24.95 even though I did not check off the box. Be careful
I thought it was misleading too, but you didn't get charged for the premium plan. The premium plan starts at $19.95 per month, or less if you sign up for more than 1 month at a time. $24.95 is not so bad, but without knowing what I'm getting, I can't buy in.
It doesn't say anywhere that it's free. An account on Training Peaks is free, but not the training plan.
These training plans are supposed to be free but after being redirected to a different site you are asked for your credit card number. What's the deal with that?
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look folks its not "as if by magic" getting in shape. there is simply NO substitute for good sound nutrition, regular exercise and plenty of rest. i'm not the expert, merely a work in progress however @ 56 am fairly in tune with my body, and more than curious about Hunter Allen's formula. Cris Carmichael's might be a little tough to follow for some although obviously podium producing. man, in this day and time who can't afford to be healthy or would that be who can afford NOT to be healthy.