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Nine Month "Competer" Long-Distance Training Plan Part One: Weeks 1-12

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Nine Month "Competer" Long-Distance Training Plan Part One: Weeks 1-12


Christopher Bagg

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12 Weeks

Plan Description

This plan will provide the base period for an athlete hoping to tackle a long-distance triathlon. All three parts of the plan will add up to nine months, but this part covers the first 12-weeks of training.

Equipment (required): HR-monitor, and Tempo Trainer Pro
Equipment (really nice): power meter

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x4
03:08:00 02:00:00
Bike x4
05:39:00 03:00:00
Swim x3
02:21:00 01:00:00
Strength x2
01:05:00 01:00:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
03:08:00 02:00:00
05:39:00 03:00:00
02:21:00 01:00:00
01:05:00 01:00:00

Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

All supported devices

Christopher Bagg and Molly Balfe

Chris Bagg Coaching Group

The triathletes, cyclists, runners, and swimmers at CBCG are all bound by the same goal: become faster, happier, healthier people. It's an ethos shared by the coaches at CBCG, and nicely wrapped up in our motto: Go Fast, Have Fun, Be Nice. We think that keeping these three principles in sight at all time lead to strong performances and happier lives.

We work with all levels of athlete, from beginner to professional, believing that speed is not a virtue, and that development is our biggest goal.

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