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Craig Alexander's Sansego Half Distance Training Plan. (Novice)

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Craig Alexander's Sansego Half Distance Training Plan. (Novice)


Craig Alexander


20 Weeks

Plan Description

This is a Half Distance specific training plan that I wrote for entry-level or novice athletes. It ranges from 10 to 15hr per week, with the weekly average for the entire plan being approximately 12hr.

I used session scheduling/programming and training progression principles that I would apply to my own training but of course then made it appropriate for someone starting their half distance training journey in terms of session duration's and intensities.

Prior to starting this plan, I would recommend being able to complete 10-20 minutes of non-stop swimming, 1 hour of cycling and 40 minutes of running at a very comfortable, aerobic pace as the base requirements to commence Week 1 in an effective way.

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Bike x4
05:28:00 03:00:00
Swim x3
02:28:00 01:00:00
Run x3
02:56:00 01:45:00
Strength x2
01:04:00 00:35:00
Brick x1
00:31:00 01:00:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
05:28:00 03:00:00
02:28:00 01:00:00
02:56:00 01:45:00
01:04:00 00:35:00
00:31:00 01:00:00

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