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A training plan for the Beginner or Novice Duathlete wanting a training plan to prepare them for a standard distance duathlon.
The training starts at 5 hours and 47 minutes a week and builds to a maximum of 7 hours and 52 minutes per week.
The Running Sessions are based on %MHR (Max Heart Rate) so you will require a heart rate monitor.
The Cycling Sessions are based on %MHR (Max Heart Rate) so you will require a heart rate monitor.
What is included with the training plan?
Together with this plan, you will get sport-specific flexibility and core strengthing plans.
You will have access to our FREE training tools to help you set up your training zones accurately.
What can you expect?
This is a 13-week plan:
Week 1 - Test week
Weeks 2 to 5 - Basic endurance training
Weeks 6 to 9 - Increase in volume and intensity
Weeks 10 to 12 - Peak intensity
Week 12 - Taper Week
Week 13 - Race Week
For the run test:
You will need to have access to a 5km time trial route.
For the bike test:
You will need to have access to an Indoor trainer or WattBike for the FTP test and retest.
##Must have a heart rate monitor.
If you have any questions, schedule a FREE virtual consultation through our website.
How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
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This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor
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- Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
- Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.
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