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Duathlon: 5k/34k/5k Advanced, 8-12 hrs/week - NEW

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Eric Schwartz

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12 Weeks

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Plan Description

This 12 week training plan, written by former Duathlon National Champion, coach, and Duathlon.com founder Eric Schwartz, is for the intermediate to experienced duathlete looking for peak performance in a 5k run, 34k bike (or 30k), 5k run or similar distance duathlon. This plan is a great fit for athletes training for the 2014 USAT Duathlon National Championships.

I've coached several gold, silver, and bronze medalists at the Duathlon World Championships, and I would feel comfortable giving them this plan to earn another medal.

Athletes using this plan should have a minimum of 2-3 years of multisport experience and should have a solid training base. This plan contains a significant quantity of training intensity.

Mondays are generally day off/recovery days, and approximately 3 days of each week include both a bike and run workout.

The plan includes some flexibility in training time and workouts. Following the minimum workout requirements requires 7.5-10 hours of training per week. Doing the maximum requires 9-12 hours per week.

Testimonials for Eric's Duathlon Training Plans are available here: http://goo.gl/pv8ZA
Duathlon Training Plan FAQs: http://bit.ly/DuathlonFAQ

If you additional questions about this plan email at Eric.Boulder@gmail.com and I'll respond quickly.



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Runx3
2:54 hrs 1:25 hrs
Bikex3
3:46 hrs 2:45 hrs
Day Offx1
—— ——
Brickx1
2:13 hrs 2:30 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
2:54 hrs 1:25 hrs
Bike
3:46 hrs 2:45 hrs
Day Off
—— ——
Brick
2:13 hrs 2:30 hrs

Training Load By Week


Eric Schwartz

Endurance One

Specific areas of exerptiese inlclude: triathlon, duathlon, running, cycling, mental preparation and nutritional guidance.

Services are located on my webpage at http://www.EnduranceOne.com