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1500m Open Water Swim Programme 8wk

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1500m Open Water Swim Programme 8wk


Joanne Mallinson

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8 Weeks

Plan Description

This 8 week programme for an intermediate swimmer will give more structured sessions after being out of the pool for a while. It is focussed on getting you ready for a 1500m open water event. The plan has 3 structured swims per week, one endurance based, one technique and one open water, along with 2 strength/core sessions. The plan works on a 4 week block with weeks 4 and 8 recovery weeks.

Priority swims if short on time would be the open water and the endurance swim.

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Swim x4
03:35:00 01:15:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
03:35:00 01:15:00

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Joanne Mallinson

Coach Jo

I'm a BTF Level 3 coach and have been coaching triathlon since 2010. I am head coach at the University of Nottingham Triathlon Club and coach and chair at TFN Tri Club. My day job is a research scientist in human metabolic physiology at the University of Nottingham which allows me to use current scientific approaches within my coaching. Triathlon is my passion and I want to share that with others, so if you would like more information on the services I offer then please get in touch.

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