Olympic Triathlon - Advance - 12wk swim plan
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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.
Week 1-8: Volume + Speed
Week 9-16: Volume + Intensity
Week 17-21: Intensity
Week 22-24: Taper
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