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Olympic Triathlon - Advance - 12wk swim plan

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SwimGym Coaching

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12 Weeks

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ABOUT SWIMGYM
SwimGym is the preferred training partner for swimmers and triathletes worldwide. Online swim training on SwimGym.com, train wherever you are. We help you improve your technique, build your fitness and achieve your goals. Our training and coaching methods are based on professional swimming and triathlon, made accessible for all levels. At SwimGym we combine technique and conditioning in every workout for fast results. Each workout includes a technique video, conditioning set and coach tips. Our training plans are focused on swimming only.

FOR WHO
This plan is for advanced level swimmers who can swim 500 freestyle continuously at an easy pace. You have done multiple triathlons before and you are looking for a program to improve your swimming technique and endurance.

WHAT TO EXPECT
This plan has two swim practices a week. Total distance swam in an average week is 5950 (2975 per swim practice) where the heaviest week is 7100 total and the easiest week 4600 total. Skills you will work on are Body Position, Recovery & Hand Entry, Stroke Length and Catch. The Triathlon specific skills you will work on are Sighting, Buoy Turn, Open water Start, Clearing Goggles and Swim Exit.

PROGRAM PERIODISATION
Week 1-8: Volume + Speed
Week 9-16: Volume + Intensity
Week 17-21: Intensity
Week 22-24: Taper



Training Plan Sample Week

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Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Swimx2
5,950m 3,800m
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Swim
5,950m 3,800m

Training Load By Week


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