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16 Week Full Iron Triathlon | Beginner

Includes Structured Workouts

Structured Workouts automatically sync with compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time.

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Mark Saroni

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17 Weeks

Includes Structured Workouts

Structured Workouts automatically sync with compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time.

Learn More about Structured Workouts.

Plan Description

Winning is a Mindset Not a Spot on the Podium

Our Beginner Full Iron training plan is designed for the first-time athlete to help them reach the finish line in a safe manner. Our training plans all have detailed workout instructions for you to follow and an option to use pace, power, heart rate, or RPE to complete each workout. Our coaches are on hand to answer any questions you have as you begin your journey to cross that finish line!


"The program gets five stars from me. At the end of thee day, what matters is performance: Did I improve? Am I faster? Am I stronger? Do I feel better? The answer to these questions is a resounding yes."

-Pablo Bueno: IM Texas Finisher

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Plan Overview

  • Training to finish in under 17 hours
  • Only 1 workout per day 
  • Averages <10 hours per week
  • Detailed workout instructions
  • Intervals set to your specific training zones
  • Educational articles

Required Equipment

Training Distribution

Recommended Prior to Starting


  • Unlimited athlete-initiated email support
  • Workout exports to Garmin, Zwift, & other platforms

📩  Additional Information

How it Works

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Workout and Analyze

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Track Your Progress

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x4
02:53:00 03:00:00
Swim x3
00:45:00 01:00:00
Other x2
00:01:00 00:10:00
Bike x2
05:04:00 07:00:00
Strength x2
00:41:00 00:45:00
Day Off x1
—— ——
Custom x1
00:09:00 00:10:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
02:53:00 03:00:00
00:45:00 01:00:00
00:01:00 00:10:00
05:04:00 07:00:00
00:41:00 00:45:00
Day Off
—— ——
00:09:00 00:10:00

Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter
  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

All supported devices

Mark Saroni: MS Kinesiology, USA Triathlon, Cycling, & Swimming Certified Coach

Paragon Training

"Winning is a mindset, not a spot on the podium."
Mark's unique coaching style and knowledge of the sport is built on 15+ years of coaching & racing. He believes that a high-performance mindset is attainable for ANY athlete of ANY ability level.
He offers one-on-one coaching, training plans, & other services to help the everyday athlete achieve high performance.
If you count sport as an integral part of your life, then join Paragon Training & let us assist you in your quest to #SUFFERFASTER

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  • Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
  • Plan for your event in the TrainingPeaks calendar.
  • Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
  • Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.

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