Training For The HARDEST Challenge Of My Life!

Published on May 20th 2023


A few months ago, Manon set herself the ambitious challenge of qualifying for the Gravel World Championships. However, three years since she retired from racing, she needed a solid training plan to get herself back in shape. In this video, Manon speaks to off-road cyclist, Ian Boswell, and shares everything she did to prepare for the grueling event. 

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0:00 - Intro
0:57 - Where it all started 
1:40 - Wahoo SYSTM training app
2:07 - Difference between training for a road and a gravel race
3:04 - Sessions to focus on
4:06 - Missing sessions
5:51 - Key indoor sessions
6:49 - Manon’s training
11:19 - Taking the race more seriously 
12:33 - Finding your group
14:24 - Fuelling
16:09 - The race

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