The Sufferfest & Apex Coaching

Mental Training Programme - 16 Weeks (pair with the 140.6 / Full IM Tri Plan)

Plan Length: 16 Weeks

We worked with leading sports psychologists and the coaches at APEX Coaching to create this practical, no-nonsense mental training programme for cyclists and endurance athletes.

The 20 audio modules can be streamed through the app or downloaded so you can listen offline. Some include exercises that you’ll complete in the companion workbook you can download from the training plans section of the app. Others may be specific visualization or relaxation routines. All of them will teach you simple, effective techniques to build the Four Habits of the Mentally Strong:
1. Goal Setting
2. Positive Thinking
3. Strong Focus
4. Reviewing and Improving

Plan Price: FREE


Note: These plans are designed to be used with The Sufferfest Training System. You will need to download and install The Sufferfest for iOS, macOS or Windows to access the workouts associated with these plans. To get started:

  1. Go to and download the app for your device.
  2. Create your account to start your free 7-day trial.
  3. Use promo code SURGE30 to get 30 days free or $12.99 off your annual subscription.

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Sample Week of Training

Below is a week of training from this plan which represents the type of workouts you will be doing.

Other - MTP - Getting Positive


Coach Notes:
Overview of the power of a positive mindset. We'll introduce specific tools to help you identify negative thoughts, stop them and take a more positive path forward.

Planned: 15:00

Other - MTP - Remembering Why

STRONG FOCUS: Strengthen your willpower through a deep understanding of your key motivators as you strive for your personal Mt. Sufferlandria.

Planned: 25:00

Plan Price: FREE