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Strength Foundation | Beginner | 4 Week - Part 2

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Strength Foundation | Beginner | 4 Week - Part 2


Mark Saroni

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4 Weeks

Plan Description

Winning is a Mindset Not a Spot on the Podium

Our Beginner Strength Foundation training plan is designed to be a time efficient supplement to your existing swim, bike, or run training regime. Strength training is well known to help with injury prevention, increase speed, power, bone density, & lead to an overall healthier body. Having a PLAN when you strength train help you train more efficiently. 


"Coach Mark is exceptional! Because of his coaching, I am able to compete again in a sport I love. I greatly appreciate & value his professionalism, dedication, & expertise."

-Kathleen O'Shea

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  • Only 1-2 hours per week of strength training
  • 2 "gym" days per week & 4 days w/ supplemental exercises
  • First 4 weeks introduce basic lifting exercises to help you transition into strength training without getting too sore
  • Daily mobility, hip, & glute exercises provided
  • Every 4th week is a recovery week
  • Can easily be done along with another training plan
  • Plan can be re-used year after year

Example Glute Routine


  • Stopwatch
  • Foam Roller
  • Exercise Band
  • Access to gym OR basic home set-up w/ kettlebells, dumbbells, & squat rack or trap bar


  • Unlimited athlete-initiated email support
  • Detailed workout instructions
  • Intervals set to your specific training zones
  • Workout exports to Garmin, Zwift, & other platforms

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Strength x3
01:26:00 00:45:00
Other x3
00:20:00 00:10:00
Custom x1
00:05:00 00:05:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
01:26:00 00:45:00
00:20:00 00:10:00
00:05:00 00:05:00

Training Load By Week

Mark Saroni: MS Kinesiology, USA Triathlon, Cycling, & Swimming Certified Coach

Paragon Training

"Winning is a mindset, not a spot on the podium."
Mark's unique coaching style and knowledge of the sport is built on 15+ years of coaching & racing. He believes that a high-performance mindset is attainable for ANY athlete of ANY ability level.
He offers one-on-one coaching, training plans, & other services to help the everyday athlete achieve high performance.
If you count sport as an integral part of your life, then join Paragon Training & let us assist you in your quest to #SUFFERFASTER

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  • Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
  • Completed workouts sync with popular apps like Garmin and Wahoo. Learn More
  • If plan includes Structured Workouts, then planned workouts sync to compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time. Learn More

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