Phil's Intermediate Duathlon 5/20/2.5km + Email Access to Coach. 24 Weeks (5-7 hrs/wk).

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A training plan for ambitious amateur duathletes with limited time to train.
Get in your best ever race-shape for Sprint Duathlons!


Why Buy From Us?
  • Detailed, flexible plan from best selling coach Phil Mosley
  • EMAIL ACCESS for questions or help with your plan
  • Full help centre & FAQ support
  • Use your plan multiple times, updates included free
  • Join 10,000+ who have trained with me on Training Peaks!

What Our Clients Say

"Using your schedule, I have qualified for the Duathlon Worlds! To say I was pleased would be an understatement" Robert Wickham, 2017.

"Thanks to the plan and countless answers to my questions I was able to qualify for my 1st Worlds! I cannot thank you enough." Patrick Keys, 2018.


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Is This Plan For You?

This plan is designed to get you in peak shape for your priority "A" Sprint Duathlon (usually 5/20/2.5KM). There are 3 bikes, 4-5 runs, a strength session and a day off each week. The plan is periodised and includes active recovery weeks, brick workouts and taper. Regular fitness tests enable you to train at correct intensities and track your progress. Workouts can be exported to your devices and are compatible with Zwift, Garmin and more. To be successful with this plan you should have 12 months experience of duathlon training. Guidance is provided for Heart Rate, Feel, Power or Pace.Still not sure? We will happily switch your plan within 14 days of purchase.

Phil Mosley: Coach & Athlete

I have over 20 years of experience successfully helping amateur athletes surpass their goals, while making sure they have quality time available for family, friends and career. I started My Pro Coach to offer the world's most comprehensive range of training plans designed to help you enjoy the same success that my athletes and I have - at an affordable price.

Onboarding Emails: During checkout you can check a box to share your email address with Coach Phil Mosley. This enables me to send you a daily series of 5 helpful emails to get you started. You can also reply to me if ever you need help.


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Sample Day -75
0:42:00
53.9TSS
Fitness Test: FTP and Threshold HR

This fitness test helps you to set your power or heart rate thresholds for Training Peaks.

Warm Up:
12 mins in Z2,
5 x (15 secs in Z4 + 45 secs easy in Z2).

Main Set:
20 mins maximal steady state time trial. Go as hard as you can sustain for 20-minutes.

Warm Down:
5 mins in Z2.

Note: Alternatively, if you have a bike training device with its own "FTP" test protocol, you could use that instead.

TIP: Have a fan and/or air conditioning, so that heat stress is not a limiting factor for this test.

Sample Day -74
0:30:00
39.3TSS
OPTIONAL Aerobic Endurance Run

A nice steady run in Z2. You should be able to chat at this pace. These runs will progress your endurance without causing excess fatigue.

Sample Day -74
0:45:00
Strength & Conditioning Workout

Please click on the link below for your guide to the strength and conditioning workouts. Strength and Conditioning will help maintain your muscle mass and these specific exercises are designed to improve the economy of your duathlon performance.

Sample Day -73
0:35:00
60.2TSS
Fitness Test: Threshold Pace and HR

This fitness test helps you to set your pace and heart rate training zones and thresholds for Training Peaks. 

Warm Up: 
5 mins in Z1-Z2 (easy/steady).

Main Set: 
Run/jog for 30 mins at the fastest pace you can maintain for the duration. Try to keep a steady pace but if you need to take walk breaks that is OK. Record your average pace and ideally average heart rate too. 

Warm Down:
Get warm or dry clothes on and walk for 5 mins. Optional gentle stretching session after.

Sample Day -72
0:57:00
45.3TSS
Aerobic Endurance Ride

This workout works well on an indoor bike trainer; you can also do it outside. It's not supposed to be high intensity, so keep a lid on this one. You will improve your fat-burning and efficiency.

Warm Up:
10 mins in Z2,
5 x (30 secs in upper Z2 + 30 secs in low Z2).

Main Set:
8 mins in upper Z2 + 60 secs in low Z2,
10 mins in upper Z2 + 60 secs in low Z2,
12 mins in upper Z2.

Warm Down:
10 mins in low Z2.

Sample Day -71
0:30:00
39.3TSS
Aerobic Endurance/Strength Run

Steady run, mainly in Z2. Ideally on an undulating route today. This run will improve your strength and power.

Sample Day -70
1:00:00
43.6TSS
1. Aerobic Endurance Ride

Ride at an easy/steady intensity, mainly in Z2 today. You should be able to chat at this intensity. This ride will improve your efficiency for using fat for fuel and increase your ability to transport oxygen to your working muscles.

Phil Mosley
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My Pro Coach

I have 20 years experience of helping amateur athletes surpass their goals, while still making sure they have quality time available for family, friends and career. As a parent who works for a living, I know how challenging this can be.

My training plans are intelligently designed around a typical work week. I set proven, time-efficient workouts in mid-week, with longer aerobic workouts at the weekends. This gives you the structure and consistency you need to continually improve.