How to Train for Cyclocross

Cyclocross season is just around the corner which means it's time to get serious about training, skills practice, and preparing your body for the demands of cross season. Sound like a lot to do in just 6 weeks? Well, have no fear! Our "oh sh*t" six weeks till cyclocross training plan is here! Here's our training tip video and podcast on how to train for cyclocross.

six weeks till cx cyclocross training plan with skills and drills

This week on the FasCat podcast, Coach Frank and Jackson talk about the 10 key cyclocross training components included in our 6 weeks to cyclocross plan, which includes plyometrics, technique drills, cyclocross specific running training, and more.

So if you're serious about cross, get out your notepad and find your local park. It's training time!

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About Frank Overton

Frank founded FasCat Coaching in 2002 and has been a full time cycling coach since 2004. His educational background includes a Masters degree in Physiology from North Carolina State University, pre-med from Hampden-Sydney College. Frank raced at a professional level on the road and mountain bike and currently competes as a "masters" level gravel and cyclocrosser. Professionally Frank comes from medical school spinal cord research and molecular biotechnology. However, to this day it is a dream come true for Frank to be able to help cyclists as a coach.

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