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WINTER Group Coaching
Base Training

November 25, 2024, through March 16, 2025
December 1, 2025 through March 22, 2026
November 30, 2026 through March 21, 2027

Our winter group coaching program is a 16-week, virtual, fully-coached program that can be executed indoors or outdoors. It is customized for you based on your cycling discipline, availability, and goals, with workouts designed to set you up for your best season yet. This program focuses on base training, which is a fundamental component of a periodized training year acting as the foundation and building block for aerobic fitness. Training base fitness has many benefits, including improved muscular endurance and, most importantly, aerobic endurance.

360-Degree Coaching

This is our flagship group coaching program, focusing on building superior base fitness through whole-athlete development by delivering a full 360-degree coaching program. BaseCamp blends training, nutrition, strength, and mental performance into a motivating community-based approach to coaching.

Expert Driven

To ensure the highest quality delivery of each of these elements, we have built an industry-leading team of experts. Head Coach Tim Cusick develops and writes all the cycling training plans. Our nutrition and fueling programs are developed by our world-class exercise physiologist and nutritionist, Dr. Namrita Brooke. Our strength program is designed specifically for cyclists by bestselling author and strength trainer Menachem Brodie, and mental performance coaching is led by renowned sports psychologist Carrie Jackson. We also have a full staff of experienced coaches; click here to see them all

Train Together

BaseCamp's winter foundation group coaching features numerous members-only, coach-led virtual group workouts individualized to your fitness, all designed into your training program with engaging challenges and events to keep the training fun. Our elite team of coaches and pros will not only coach you, but also ride and train with you. 

 

Motivating and Fun

Our community keeps it fun! We have a diverse group of members, from beginners to elite riders, each with unique goals, a passion for cycling, a desire to improve, and a willingness to help and motivate each other. Besides the coach-led Zwift workouts, you can attend live yoga sessions on Zoom, participate in live panel discussions with the coaching team, and learn with and be inspired by our incredible community.

Amazing Value

Less than $140 per month! Our all-inclusive program is a one-time fee of $549. There are no ongoing subscriptions or other fees. 

FAQs

BaseCamp Winter Group Coaching Frequently Asked Questions

BaseCamp Group Coaching FAQ
  • What is BaseCamp group coaching?
    BaseCamp group coaching is a virtual training community program that can be executed indoors or outdoors for any cycling discipline. Our winter group training program includes training, strength, nutrition, and mental performance that is customized to you based on your cycling abilities, fitness, training availability, and goals, with workouts designed to set you up for your best season. Learn more about group coaching here.
  • What is the 360-degree whole athlete approach?
    Our group coaching program focuses on the whole athlete development by delivering a full 360-degree coaching program that blends training, nutrition, strength, and sports psychology all into a motivating approach to coaching. Optimal performance is only achieved when these elements are balanced and implemented effectively into a training program.
  • Who participates in BaseCamp winter group coaching?
    Don't want to train alone this winter? This amazing program is delivered in a motivating community format where our "Train Where You Belong" mission statement has helped us build a diverse group of members, from beginners to elite riders, each with unique goals, a passion for cycling, a desire to improve, and a willingness to help and motivate each other. BaseCamp demographic highlights * 11% have never trained seriously, while 23% have 4+ years of structured training * 46% female, 50% male * 54% are 40-59 years old * 41% participate in gravel events, 35% in road events, 15% in mountain bike events
  • How many hours do I need for training?
    BaseCamp group coaching programs are customized to your and your training availability. You will complete a training and fitness survey before the program begins, and our team of experts will customize a plan to fit your total training hours. We have plans ranging from 6-18+ hours per week, so we've got you covered.
  • Do we train together?
    Part of what makes BaseCamp Group Coaching so amazing is we have the opportunity to train together! During our winter group coaching program, we offer numerous group indoor workouts that align perfectly with your training plan. We typically target Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays as our group workout days and focus on a range of meeting times. Our goal is to have an early-morning, late-morning, mid-day, and evening workout option available for those who want to join and train together. These coached workouts are led by our coaching team and feature direct feedback on workout execution and the "why" behind the workout. The workouts are individualized to your fitness and set to all stay together so you can train at your pace and enjoy the socially motivating format of "suffering with friends. " Why train alone this winter when you can train where you belong? ***You do not need to join group workouts to execute your training plan. All plans are written in TrainingPeaks' structured workouts and can be executed on any online program such as Rouvy, MyWhoosh, RGT, or even your head unit device.
  • How am I coached?
    Our community process allows for all members to have access to the BaseCamp experts and staff. Ask all your questions in the community group or submit them at our members-only coach corner sessions and receive immediate answers from the team and great feedback and opinions from the community. Our 16-week winter group coaching program features numerous live and interactive webinars, virtual meetings, workout previews, workout analysis, and constant, ongoing coaching.
  • Who designs the training?
    What is the BaseCamp secret? Our community coaching program focuses on whole-athlete development by delivering a full 360-degree coaching program that blends training, nutrition, strength, and sports psychology into a motivating approach to coaching. To ensure the highest quality of each of these segments, we have built an industry-leading team of experts. Tim Cusick develops and writes all the on-the-bike training plans. Our nutrition and fueling programs are developed by world-class exercise physiologist and nutritionist Namrita Brooke, PhD, RDN. Our strength program is designed specifically for cycling by best-selling author Menachem Brodie. Our sports psychology elements are led by renowned sports psychologist Carrie Jackson. The BaseCamp training system is designed in an interactive and synergist way, focused on fully optimizing your training for better results.
  • What makes group coaching fun?
    The best part about BaseCamp group coaching is that our community keeps it fun! Our elite team of coaches and pros will not only coach you, but will also ride and train with you. BaseCamp winter group coaching features numerous coach-led virtual group workouts, all designed into your training program and customized to your ability to ensure you are motivated to ride and are coached each step of the way. We also offer engaging challenges and team events, complete with amazing sponsor prize packages. Besides the coach-led Zwift workouts, you can attend live yoga sessions on Zoom, participate in live panel discussions with the coaching team, join our online hangouts, or just be inspired by interacting with our incredible community.
  • What do BaseCamp alumni say about group coaching?
    Check out our 2023 winter group coaching recap page here for lots of comments from members!
  • Will I get the results I want?
    We train for a reason, and the reason is often a personal achievement. See what our BaseCamp members have to say about accomplishing their goals on our Stories page.
  • What equipment and apps do I need?
    Our group coaching programs can be completed indoors or out. All members are supplied a TrainingPeaks account if they don't already have one, and our workouts are built as structured workouts so they can be executed from any head unit or smart trainer and most online indoor training programs (Zwift, RGT, Rouvy, and more). If your trainer does not track power or heart rate, you will need a power meter or a heart rate monitor. There are coach-led group workouts on Zwift throughout the week that will match your training plan; if you would like to join these group workouts, you will need a Zwift account.
  • What does winter group coaching cost?
    BaseCamp group coaching is an amazing value. For less than $150 a month ($549 for the entire 16-week winter group coaching program), you'll receive a comprehensive training, nutrition, strength, and sport psychology coaching program customized to you. This is a one-time charge with no subscriptions or monthly fees.
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BaseCamp Group Coaching

The 360° Program

BaseCamp winter group coaching program blends the key elements of endurance performance into one program based on the pillars of training, nutrition, strength, and mental performance.

16 Weeks of Customized Training

BaseCamp winter group coaching is a 16-week virtual training community and coaching program that can be executed indoors or outdoors for any cycling discipline. The training plan is customized to you based on your cycling abilities, fitness, availability, and goals. 

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a modern approach 

By utilizing digital technologies, you can interact with our industry-leading coaches every day. We train with you, coaching and guiding you through the process while teaching you the why behind everything we do.

Engaging Community

Train where cyclists of all levels belong. BaseCamp winter group coaching is a vibrant, worldwide, social training community that trains together to motivate and help each other learn and grow. Click here to see a recap of last year's community!

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Targeted, Structured, and Flexible

BaseCamp winter group coaching gives you a personalized training plan and workouts targeted to your ability and current fitness.  Structured workouts are delivered to your head unit, online training system, phone, and/or email. 

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Tired of training alone? Train where you belong! Join our winter group coaching community to train alongside pro coaches and athletes, participate in fun challenges, build your knowledge, and achieve your goals. 

Interested in learning more?

Schedule a call with Coach Kathy Watts or reach out by email, and we'll walk you through the process and help determine if group coaching is right for you.

Meet the BaseCamp team

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Head Coach

Tim Cusick

  • Pro coach

  • 4 world championships

  • 17 national championships

BaseCamp Cycling Coach

Queen of Stoke

Rebecca Rusch

  • Adventure athlete

  • 7x world champion

  • Best-selling author

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Nutritionist

Namrita Brooke

  • PhD in Exercise Physiology

  • Masters nutrition

  • Endurance athlete

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Mental Skills Coach

Carrie Jackson

  • Performance and mental training

  • Certified mental performance consultant

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Cycling Strength Trainer

Menachem Brodie

  • Strength coach for Israel Cycling

  • Vortex method

  • Author

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The Team

World-Class Coaches

  • World-class coaches

  • Over 50 years of pro experience

  • All disciplines

HOW IT WORKS

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Step 1: Join the program

Sign up today! Your membership plan includes sixteen weeks of on-the-bike training, nutrition, strength, and biomechanics through our community training program. You get full access to all BaseCamp coaches and programs. 

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Step 2: Tell us about yourself

Shortly before the program begins, we'll send you a training assessment and analysis survey to share your training goals and availability, along with your training history. We use this information to prepare your customized training plan.

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Step 3: Get connected 

Join our private Facebook group to interact with your coaches and fellow BaseCampers. We also recommend downloading the free Zoom app so you're ready for meetings and social gatherings. If you aren't a user of social media, we send out a weekly summary email to keep you in the know. 

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Step 4: Start your training

We train with you, and we're here to help. Our coaching team will walk you through each step of your training and will post training previews, workout analyses, tips, and strategies to help you achieve your peak performance. Ask questions and get real answers in the private Facebook group, on our blog posts, or by email.

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Step 5: Start riding

Follow the plan and join the coach-led group Zwift workouts every week (you can also do the workouts on your own, indoors or out). All workouts are built in TrainingPeaks' structured format and can be uploaded to third-party apps like Zwift, Rouvy, RGT, etc., or to any popular head unit for outdoor riding.

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Step 6: Keep the conversations going

Visit and post in the Facebook group, read our content blogs, and/or join our coach-led Zoom meetings. Interact, grow, and learn as a community!

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Step 7: Join in the fun

Sign up for one of our challenge rides or crack a beer for virtual hangouts. We train hard, but we keep it motivational and fun!

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" Thank you coaches and BaseCampers for a great winter season of training! While the fitness is great, and I'm stoked to be at my best FTP since I quit racing seriously, the community and camaraderie are what really kept me motivated and engaged to do every workout – especially when it was hard."
                                                                                                                          - Stacy 2022
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