Blender Sufferfest Cycling Training Video

Is The Sufferfest’s Blender Training Video Heaven or Hell?

Until now there was a gap in The Sufferfest’s irrestible cycling training videos. If like me you have a love/hate relationship with Sufferlandria then you may have had sessions where you finished wanting more. Where you needed a longer workout. Especially this winter – will this winter ever end?

Enter Blender. At 100 minutes long Blender hits that gap and hits it hard.

The Blender workout was designed by Neal Henderson, who coaches Taylor Phinney and is the Elite Cycling and Triathlon Coach at the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine.

As well as setting a new precedent for cycling training video length, Blender sees The Sufferfest’s graphics undergo a major overhaul. The suffering just keeps getting better.

Blender Trailer

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At Brevet we create challenging cycling adventures in the Alps and with the help of our Partners atThe Sufferfest you can be ready to climb the Alpine cols you’ve always dreamed of riding.

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Blender Workout

Warm-up

  • About 10:00 at RPE 4, then a progressive build to higher RPEs and then a 2:00 recovery

Interval Set 1: Mixed Longer Intervals Threshold/VO2 Max

  • 10 minutes Threshold (RPE 7/10)
  • 2 minutes Recovery (RPE 1-2)
  • 2 minutes VO2 (RPM 9/10)
  • 2 minutes Recovery (RPE 1-2)
  • 8 minutes Threshold (RPE 7/10)
  • 2 minutes Recovery (RPE 1-2)
  • 4 minutes Supra LT (RPE 8/10)
  • 2 minutes

    Recovery (RPE 1-2)

  • 6 minutes Threshold (7/10)
  • 4 minutes Recovery (RPE 1-2)

Interval Set 2: 18 Short/Intense Power at VO2 Max and Anaerobic Capacity

  • 6 repeats of 40s VO2 (RPE 9/10), 20s Recovery (RPE 1-2)
  • 2 minutes Recovery (RPE 1-2)
  • 6 repeats of 30s VO2 (RPE 9/10), 30s Recovery (RPE 1-2)
  • 2 minutes Recovery (RPE 1-2)
  • 6 repeats of 20s Sprint (RPE 10/10), 40s Recovery (RPE 1-2)
  • 4 minutes Recovery (RPE 1-2)

Interval 3: Grand Finale, Threshold with limited recovery when fatigued.

  • 3 repeats of 4 minutes Threshold (RPE 7-8/10)/ 1 Minute Recovery (RPE 1-2)

Cool-down

  • 5 minutes relaxed spin (RPE 2)

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Credits: Images, video and workout all courtesy of our Partners The Sufferfest

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