ADV IRONMAN 24 wk BASE plan includes email access to Coach, 14-18 hrs per week, reusable, HR based

Author

Steven Moody, Triathlon Ireland Coach of the year, Training Peak and Ironman U certified

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Length

24 Weeks

Typical Week

3 Swim, 1 Other, 4 Bike, 3 Run, 1 Day Off

Longest Workout

1:00 hrs swim
5:36 hrs bike
2:36 hrs run

Plan Specs

triathlon ironman advanced multi day hr based base period

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Includes Structured Workouts

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24 week ADVANCED BASE plan for IRONMAN

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Plan outline
Base Training is where we develop your endurance/stamina. If you were a car – think of this phase as making the engine!

This 24 week plan will help any Advanced triathlete maintain their IRONMAN fitness in the off season or prepare for a competitive time a few months down the line.

Base or endurance/stamina dev phase = 24 weeks
3 week progression:1 week recovery cycle

Typical week
3 swim, 4 run and 4 bike sessions and an active recovery day per typical week
Training load = 14-18 hours per week

What do you get in this plan?
• Unlimited email access to the author
• Free “How To Use Your Training Plan” and “Swim drills” guides
• Training zones using feel, heart rate or pace
• Session details up-loadable to garmin connect, trainer road and/or Zwift (power based plans only) 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 with Coach Steve. By selecting this – I will be able to send you an introduction/kick off email with key hints/tips & your free strength and conditioning guide. It also gives you access to the best email to ask any questions you have on your training journey!

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Customer promise
I want you to be set for success with a plan that is right for you. So, if after the first few weeks of training, you feel over/under challenged by the training load - I will switch you free of charge to an equivalent plan from the Beginner/Intermediate or Advanced plans from my catalog.



Stats

Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
Average Weekly Training Hours: 12:54
Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Training Hours: 12:54
Average Weekly Breakdown

Steven Moody 2017 Triathlon Ireland Coach of the year

SMart endurance solutions

*Triathlon Ireland coach of the year award winner 2017 based on athlete/peer voting*

Coach Steve has over 20 years experience in endurance sports racing, including numerous IRONMAN and 70.3 finishes (including 2xworld champ qualification)

As a full time coach (ITU & TP level 2, Ironman U and Tri Sutto certified), Steven specializes in helping time crunched Age Group triathletes & runners realize their goals.

See http://www.smartendurancesolutions.com/testimonials/ for sample client feedback

Back to Plan Details

Sample Day 1

0:45:00
1500m
Critical swim assessment CSS TEST SET

CSS TEST WORKOUT


Warm Up 400 easy freestyle
- 200 fins as 50 choice drill, 50 freestyle
– 4 x 50 freestyle (25 fast + 25 easy) +10 seconds rest

then 4 x 100 freestyle (20 seconds rests)

Do these 100’s at what you perceive to be the AVERAGE pace that you can sustain for a 400 Time Trial.

Main Set 400 time trial


Take 5 to 8 minutes easy swimming/stretching and 100m easy swim.

Feel fully recovered, then:

200 time trial


Warm Down 100 easy choice of stroke

To calculate your CSS which will be used in other sessions - take the result of the 400 tt and subtract the 200 tt - then divide the result by 2 to get your pace

e.g.
400m TT of 7:44 = 464 secs
200m TT of 3:27 = 207 secs

464 - 207 = 257/2 = 128 secs or 2 mins 8 secs CSS

Sample Day 2

1:10:00
21.75mi
51.7TSS
Turbo set - endurance or 90 min easy spin

Turbo sets are a great way to improve cycling and stroke efficiency as you remove the other variables such as road surface, weather and traffic!

This session can also be substituted for an outdoor easy 90 min spin

However for the turbo set exact details for HR will be available from workout builder below after bike test is completed and details entered in your profile

If you have a compatible version you should also be able to upload the session details to your device

Session details
10 min easy zone 1 warm up
50 mins zone 2
10 mins cool down zone 1

Sample Day 3

1:00:00
2000m
65TSS
Pool session - Endurance focus - requires pull buoy and paddles

Assumes 50 m pool - please adjust lengths accordingly to ensure distance covered

Option to download/print off session detail to bring to pool from paper clip in top right corner

Warm Up [200, 200 total]
200m = 100 freetyle, 100 backstroke

Drills [400, 600 total]
Single arm: 2 x 50 (1st Left, 2nd right), 10 sec Rest
Pull Buoy: 2 x 50, as 25 Fists, 25 swim 10 sec Rest
Increasing effort: 1st 50 easy, 2nd 50 moderate, 3rd 50 hard, 4th 50 recovery

Main Set: [1200, 1800 total]
1st 400m with pull bouy & paddles 1 min rest
2nd 400m no swim aids 1 min rest
3rd 400m with pull bouy & paddles 1 min rest

Cool down: [200, 2000 total]
200m = 200 backstroke

Sample Day 3

0:50:00
6.21mi
50TSS
Tempo run

Tempo runs are an excellent way for triathletes to work on building their speed and strength. They are runs that are done at a steady effort level, usually just a little slower than your 10K race pace

Exact details for HR will be available from workout builder below after run test is completed and details entered in your profile

If you have a compatible version you should also be able to upload the session details to your device

Session details
1km warm up zone 1
8km @10km pace or zone 3
1km cool down zone 1

Sample Day 4

1:10:00
21.75mi
51.7TSS
Turbo set - endurance or 90 min easy spin

Turbo sets are a great way to improve cycling and stroke efficiency as you remove the other variables such as road surface, weather and traffic!

This session can also be substituted for an outdoor easy 90 min spin

However for the turbo set exact details for HR will be available from workout builder below after bike test is completed and details entered in your profile

If you have a compatible version you should also be able to upload the session details to your device


Session details
10 min easy zone 1 warm up
50 mins zone 2
10 mins cool down zone 1

Sample Day 4

1:00:00
2500m
50TSS
Tech and 200s - 2500 distance

Assumes 50 m pool - please adjust lengths accordingly to ensure distance covered

Option to download/print off session detail to bring to pool from paper clip in top right corner

Technique is key for good smooth and ultimately faster swimming

This session is designed for you to complete a drill and then complete a number of 200s to try to replicate/embed the “feel” from the drill into your swimming

Warm Up [200, 200 total]
200m = 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke

Main Set: [2100, 2300 total]

Drill # 1
Single arm: 2 x 50 (1st Left, 2nd right), 10 sec Rest
3 x 200m easy focusing on the “catch” aka feel for the water and “push” aka the propulsion you create moving water behind you

Drill # 2
Fists: 2 x 50, as 25 Fists, 25 swim 10 sec Rest
3 x 200m easy focusing on the “catch” aka feel for the water, that will be more noticeable when the palm of your hand is open

Drill # 3
Catch up: 2 x 50, 10 sec Rest
3 x 200m easy focusing on the extension/stretch and timing in the water before moving your hand into the catch position and then commencing the pull part of your stroke

Cool down: [200, 2500 total]
200m = 200 backstroke

Sample Day 6

0:50:00
6.21mi
65TSS
Run test..

To ensure your training is tailored to your current fitness/abilities - the first block requires you to complete a run and bike test to get baseline HR zones which we use to direct sessions and monitor progress

This is the first of these tests - working out your run specific HR zones

NB needs GPS device and HR monitor device

Please ignore the target distance - indicative only - the actual distance will be determined by you

Best done on flat out and back course
Warm up gently for 10 mins (including stopping to stretch hamstrings/calves/glutes)

For the actual test you need to accelerate to a tempo which you believe you can sustain for 30 min continuous running, but not longer. This should feel difficult!

10 min warm down please

Once you have the HR data uploaded to this session - open via the analyse icon in the top right hand corner and follow the following steps outlined in the below link
http://home.trainingpeaks.com/blog/article/joe-friel-s-quick-guide-to-setting-zones

ADV IRONMAN 24 wk BASE plan includes email access to Coach, 14-18 hrs per week, reusable, HR based

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