Phil's Beginner Long-Distance Duathlon + Email Access to Coach: 32 Weeks

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Phil Mosley - 10,000+ Plans Sold On Training Peaks - MyProCoach™

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Length

32 Weeks

Typical Week

3 Bike, 1 Other, 1 Day Off, 3 Run, 2 Strength

Longest Workout

3:00 hrs

Plan Specs

duathlon beginner hr based pace based tss based

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A Training Plan for Beginner or Time Limited Duathletes.
Get in best ever race-shape!


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  • For duathlon distances 10/60/10k & 10/80/20k
  • Progress from 4:15 to 9 hrs of training per week
  • 2-3 rides and 2-4 runs per week
  • 1 or 2 strength sessions and 2 days off
  • Every 4th week is active recovery
  • Brick workouts are included
  • Regular fitness tests to track progress
  • Train using HR, Feel, Power or Pace
  • Workouts compatible with Garmin, Zwift and more
To start this plan you should be able to ride 1:15 hrs and run 35 mins. View sample weeks below:
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Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
Average Weekly Training Hours: 06:11
Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Training Hours: 06:11
Average Weekly Breakdown

Phil Mosley

MyProCoach™

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.

Back to Plan Details

Sample Day 1

0:30:00
42.3TSS
Fitness Test: FTP and Threshold HR

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

Warm Up:
5 mins 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 3

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 3

0:40:00
Prep Phase 1: Strength and Conditioning #1

Please check the link below for full exercise instructions, progressions, alternatives and videos:

https://www.myprocoach.net/wp-content/uploads/SC-Duathlon.pdf

Whole Body Strength:
1. Squat: 2 x 12 (Exercise 1)
2. Alternate Lunge: 2 x 8 (Exercise 5)
3. Single Leg Squat: 2 x 6 (Exercise 3)
4. Reverse Lunge: 2 x 6 (Exercise 6)
5. Bent Over Row: 2 x 12 (Exercise 12)
6. Push Up: 2 x 12 (Exercise 13)
7. Glute Bridge: 2 x 12 (Exercise 17)
8. Bird Dog: 2 x 7 (Exercise 18)
9. Plank: 1 x 2 (Exercise 20)
10. Reverse Crunch: 2 x 12 (Exercise 26)

Flexibility: 5-10 minutes

Notes:
1. 2 x 12 = 2 sets of 12 repetitions with a rest between sets.
2. Rests are 20-40 secs.
3. When an exercise alternates right and left, the right PLUS left movement is 1 rep.
4. For unilateral exercises, perform reps on the right, then repeat on the left. Then move to next set.
5. Breathe out on exertion and maintain form throughout.
6. For flexibility see the link below or choose stretches that work well for you.

Sample Day 5

0:40:00
Prep Phase 1: Strength and Conditioning #2

Please check the link below for full exercise instructions, progressions, alternatives and videos:

https://www.myprocoach.net/wp-content/uploads/SC-Duathlon.pdf

Whole Body Strength:
1. Squat: 2 x 12 (Exercise 1)
2. Step Up: 2 x 7 (Exercise 7)
3. Single Leg Squat: 2 x 6 (Exercise 3)
4. Calf Raise: 2 x 12 (Exercise 8)
5. Lat & Front Raise Combo: 2 x 8 (Exercise 11)
6. Bent Over Row: 2 x 12 (Exercise 12)
7. Tricep Dip: 2 x 10 (Exercise 16)
8. Lying Hip Abduction: 2 x 10 (Exercise 19)
9. Plank: 1 x 2 (Exercise 20)
10. Spider Climber: 2 x 7 (Exercise 23)

Flexibility: 5-10 minutes

Notes:
1. 2 x 12 = 2 sets of 12 repetitions with a rest between sets.
2. Rests are 20-40 secs.
3. When an exercise alternates right and left, the right PLUS left movement is 1 rep.
4. For unilateral exercises, perform reps on the right, then repeat on the left. Then move to next set.
5. Breathe out on exertion and maintain form throughout.
6. For flexibility see the link below or choose stretches that work well for you.

Sample Day 6

0:30:00
39.3TSS
Aerobic Endurance

A steady run, mainly in Z2. You should be able to chat at this intensity. This is your long run for the week and it will progress in duration. They will gradually build your endurance. Feel free to walk occasionally, if it helps you stay in Z2.

Sample Day 7

1:15:00
54.5TSS
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.

Sample Day 9

0:34:00
36.9TSS
Speed Workout Bike

Warm Up:
10 mins in Z2,
5 mins as (10 secs in Z4-Z5 + 50 secs in Z2).

Main Set:
3 x (3 mins in upper Z4 + 2 min recoveries in low Z2).

Warm Down:
4 mins in Z2.

Phil's Beginner Long-Distance Duathlon + Email Access to Coach: 32 Weeks

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