Olympic 5150 Distance BEGINNER Triathlon Plan (Structured Cycling and STRYD Power)
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This 8-week plan is specially designed for the beginner or intermediate triathlete, regardless of age, who has been training for triathlon and has a goal to perform well in his/her age group at an A-priority,
Olympic/International-distance (S-1500m/B-40k/R-10k) triathlon in the 8th week of this plan. To start this plan you should be capable of swimming 45 minutes, running up to an hour and biking up to 90 minutes. The weekly hours range from 6 to 10 with 9 hours per week being the most common. In a typical week you will do 3 swims, 3 bikes and 3 runs. The bike sessions can be done on a smart trainer with power.
The RUNNING workouts are based on power and for use with a STRYD power meter or similar. Long Runs on a Sunday. Before commencing the plan ensure your Critical Power is known and accurate.
Self-testing is included to help gauge progress toward a respectable placing in the race. General Guidance -We recommend you visit your GP before you start any training plan -If you are not sure if any session is suitable for your level of fitness or health, any activity doesn’t feel right or you feel unwell, stop and seek professional advice. -
These sessions are aimed at regular gym users or those with some level of fitness already and aim to build on your fitness and speed, putting the elements together ready for your event -Enjoy the sessions, build up slowly and have fun! The bike have structured workouts that can be done on a smart trainer or wattbike etc at the gym.
By the end of the 8 weeks you will have excellent base fitness and be ready to race your A-priority, Olympic/5150 race.
How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
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Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Power Meter
- This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
- Access your training plan anywhere on the TrainingPeaks mobile and desktop apps.
- 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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