IRONMAN® Florida 2020 Training Plan (Experienced, 10 Weeks), Starts 8/31/2020
David Glover, MSE, MS, CSCSAll plans by this Coach
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"You are an IRONMAN®!” When you hear these magical words as you cross the finish line, you’ve accomplished something very special.
Designed for EXPERIENCED triathletes with multiple IRONMAN finishes, the primary goal of this training plan is to prepare you to EXCEL in IRONMAN Florida on November 7, 2020.
Crafted by Exercise Physiologist and Coach David Glover, MSE, MS, CSCS, this plan encapsulates his education, experience - 28 IRONMAN distance finishes with an 8:51 PR - success and passion coaching hundreds of triathletes to achieve their excellence...beyond what they knew they could do.
Beginning 10 weeks before your race, this plan progresses through one base period and one build period (18 hrs biggest training week) prior to tapering for your race. Each week typically contains 3x swims, 3x bikes and 3x runs plus 1 BRICK run. Long rides are on Saturday with long runs on Sunday. Monday is the designated day off. Using the plan, you will build up to: 3,800 yards (or meters) swimming, 5-6 hours biking and 2.5-3 hours running.
Prior to using this plan, you should be able to complete the following workouts:
• Swim: 1,000 meters or yards continuously
• Bike: 3.5 hours
• Run: 120 minutes
Purchase of this plan includes our comprehensive 40+ page Triathlon Training Guide, which explains how to use your training plan plus email access to David Glover at any time for questions that you may have about this plan.
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• You can reuse this training plan for future races.
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Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|4:01 hrs||2:30 hrs|
|2:55 hrs||1:40 hrs|
|5:42 hrs||5:00 hrs|
Day Off x1
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||4:01 hrs||2:30 hrs|
||2:55 hrs||1:40 hrs|
||5:42 hrs||5:00 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor