INTERMEDIATE IRONMAN 16 week plan includes Coach email access, reusable, HR based
Steven Moody, Triathlon Ireland Coach of the year, Training Peak and Ironman U certifiedAll plans by this Coach
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I have used Coach Steve's plans for my last 2 Ironman races (first his beginner plan and then his intermediate plan) and managed to PB my Ironman races for two years running
Roger Rice, Ironman Zurich 2015 13:04 and Ironman Barcelona 2016 10:07
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This 16 week plan will help any intermediate triathlete prepare for a PB attempt at an IRONMAN race on a average training volume of between 7 and 14 hours a week.
Each swim/cycle/run session is clearly laid out in terms of what the athlete needs to do and when best to do the sessions and is based primarily on HR zones that the athlete should train in.
Base or fitness/stamina development = 9 weeks
Build or race specific training = 6 weeks
Taper or readying yourself for race day = 1 week
2 week progression:1 week recovery cycle
What do you get in this plan?
• FREE 30 day access to training peaks premium subscription
• FREE strength and conditioning guide
• EXCLUSIVE access to SMartEnduro knowledge base with articles on how to better manage training, tri-life balance and racing performances
• Unlimited email access to the author
• Training zones using feel, heart rate or pace
• Includes test sessions to map out your specific zones and monitor/re-evaluate throughout phases of plan
• Includes race specific sessions such as bricks and open water swimming sets
• Session details up-loadable to Garmin Connect, Trainer Road, Rouvy and/or Zwift from compatible device
• Ability to re-use your plan as many times as you require
Kick off Emails During checkout, you can check a box to share your email address. By selecting this – this helps me send you an introduction/kick off email with hints/tips and your free 30 day Training Peaks premium coupon. It also gives you access to the best email to ask any questions you have on your training journey!
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Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|2:14 hrs||1:30 hrs|
|2:43 hrs||2:33 hrs|
|4:57 hrs||6:55 hrs|
Day Off x1
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||2:14 hrs||1:30 hrs|
||2:43 hrs||2:33 hrs|
||4:57 hrs||6:55 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor