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Middle Distance Advanced Triathlon Training Plan (16 weeks)



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Middle Distance Advanced Triathlon Training Plan (16 weeks)

If you've got 4 months to go until your goal Middle Distance Triathlon and need a plan, check out our 16-week Middle Distance Advanced Triathlon Training Plan.

Who's it for?
The Advanced triathlon training plan is aimed at triathletes who have trained for a number of seasons, have completed a half Iron or Middle distance triathlon and are already training 10-12 hours per week. The aim is to help you to achieve your triathlon goal with a clearly structured 16-week plan which avoids over-training and injury, whilst also providing a relatively high training load within a balanced and controlled environment.

Is it for you?
If you’re looking for a training plan designed by specialist triathlon coaches who have competed in multiple Iron distance events all over the world and you don’t need a coach to hold your hand, then this is the training plan for you!

What's involved?
Because this plan is aimed at intermediate to advanced athletes, it progresses quite quickly from 12 hours a week of training up to 15.5 hours of training (averaging 13 hours a week over 16 weeks), building towards several 'big training days'.

Why choose our plan?
The coaches at WhittleFit have competed in Iron distance events all over the globe, therefore we’re very well placed to advise on the training requirements to have a great race.

Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
3:26 hrs 1:45 hrs
2:21 hrs 1:00 hrs
4:45 hrs 3:30 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
3:26 hrs 1:45 hrs
2:21 hrs 1:00 hrs
4:45 hrs 3:30 hrs

Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • GPS

All supported devices

Mark Whittle


Whoever you are and whatever your goals might be, WhittleFit are here to guide you on your triathlon and endurance sports journey. Our goal is to design and develop endurance training programs that really work for you, the individual.

We have plans available to you for:

  • Triathlon
  • Swimming
  • Running
  • Strength Training