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16 week Beginner Half Triathlon (HR based)

Author

Lindsay Zemba Leigh

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Length

16 Weeks

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Plan Description

The Beginner Half Triathlon Distance plan is geared towards those who've done olympic distance triathlons and are ready to step up to a longer distance. It includes 2-3 swim workouts each week, 3-4 run workouts each week, 2-3 bike sessions each week, brick sessions, functional strength sessions, rest days, and field tests to set up your run, bike and swim heart rate and pace zones. Before starting this plan, you should be running at least 3 times per week, 45-60 min each session, be able to swim 2000 yards at a time, and be biking at least twice per week, 60 min each session.



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Runx3
2:19 hrs 2:00 hrs
Bikex3
3:23 hrs 3:30 hrs
Strengthx3
0:26 hrs 0:35 hrs
Swimx2
0:32 hrs 1:00 hrs
Otherx1
0:04 hrs 0:05 hrs
Day Offx1
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
2:19 hrs 2:00 hrs
Bike
3:23 hrs 3:30 hrs
Strength
0:26 hrs 0:35 hrs
Swim
0:32 hrs 1:00 hrs
Other
0:04 hrs 0:05 hrs
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

All supported devices

Lindsay Leigh

No Limits Endurance Coaching

I have had a passion for fitness and endurance sports all my life and use this passion and knowledge to motivate athletes to be their best. I have a M.S. in Biology, I am a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through NSCA, USAT Level II Endurance Coach, Certified Yoga Instructor, and NESTA Nutrition Coach. I have experience coaching athletes of all levels – from beginner to expert, and distances – from sprint triathlons to Ironman, and from 5k to Ultramarathons.