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24 Week Beginner Half Distance Week 5-24

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24 Week Beginner Half Distance Week 5-24


Nick Patenaude

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20 Weeks

Plan Description

This program is built around the athlete transitioning into Triathlon. You are the ideal athlete for this program if you meet the following criteria: you have experience in some form of endurance sport (soccer, cycling, mountain biking, trail running, etc), you have a physical capacity that allows you to run for durations of approximately 40 minutes without stopping (speed is irrelevant), you have the ability to swim continuously for at least 100m, you have access to a road bike, or bike you can complete 90km of riding on.
This is the remaining weeks 5-24 continuing from the First 4 Week program available.

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Swim x2
2,868m 2,600m
Run x2
00:08:00 00:45:00
Bike x2
02:36:00 03:20:00
Custom x1
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
2,868m 2,600m
00:08:00 00:45:00
02:36:00 03:20:00
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Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

All supported devices

Nick Patenaude

TriNerds (TriNick)

Our Tri-Life program keeps you connected so you can maintain your training on the go! With use of TrainingPeaks we are able to assess your progress & adapt your weekly routine to maximize performance.
Coaching is more than designing the perfect individual training programs but also maintaining communication with athletes. Let's face it Triathlon is never an easy sport and it takes confidence & determination! We make sure we discuss all the necessary components you will need to navigate success. 

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