Extreme Triathlon Half Iron Distance 16 Week Plan With Strength and Conditioning
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This is an extreme triathlon plan - designed for races of half iron distance or similar. It has workouts you tailor for the race, including consideration for the tougher terrain of the the bike and run.
Bespoke workouts tailored for the swim, bike and run, including consideration for the course profile, the challenging bike course and unique challenge presented by the run.
It is 16 weeks and follows a typical pattern of 2 or 3 build weeks followed by a recovery week. There is a 3 week taper period.
It includes a progress Strength and Conditioning programme that compliments the stage of training. Starting with Stability, and then Strength followed by Power. There are 2 sessions per week on build weeks and 1 on recovery weeks.
It has been designed by an IRONMAN Certified Coach, who has completed multiple extreme triathlong races, including the Swissman Xtreme Triathlon, Celtmand Xtreme Triathlon and Swedeman Xtreme Triathlon.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|4:16 hrs||2:00 hrs|
|5:36 hrs||4:30 hrs|
|0:27 hrs||0:50 hrs|
|1:27 hrs||1:00 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||4:16 hrs||2:00 hrs|
||5:36 hrs||4:30 hrs|
||0:27 hrs||0:50 hrs|
||1:27 hrs||1:00 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
- Heart Rate Monitor