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12 week Triathlon Winter Maintenance / Jump Start Training Plan

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12 week Triathlon Winter Maintenance / Jump Start Training Plan

Includes Structured Workouts

Structured Workouts automatically sync with compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time.


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Author

Rachel Sears Casanta

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Length

12 Weeks

Includes Structured Workouts

Structured Workouts automatically sync with compatible devices and guide you through workouts in real time.


Learn More about Structured Workouts.

Plan Description

One of the challenges of the winter months is staying fit with a focus without going too hard or too hard and burning out. Rest and rejuvenation is important in the 'off season', but having a foundation of fitness maintained during this months makes for a great start to the upcoming year! This program is intended to help you stay motivated, moving and ready to start training in earnest upon its completion.

The purpose of this 12 week plan is multifold;
-help you get back into training gradually
-help you maintain fitness while scaling back to refresh and rejuvenate over the winter months
-keeping a balance in each triathlon discipline (swim/bike/run) at a lower volume to keep the body fresh
-establish habits and routines that you’ll want to carry over into the new season / coming year
-build a foundation of strength via the scheduled strength workouts

This plan has one rest day, 2 swims, 2 bikes, 2 runs and 3 strength sessions each week.

Swims distances range from 1200 to 2500 yards
Bikes workouts durations range from 40 minutes to 90 minutes
Run workouts duration range from 40 to 75 minutes
Strength sessions range from 10 to 30 minutes based your preference on the day.

Key bike and run workouts are Zwift compatible and written according to % of threshold heart rate or for specific sessions % of FTP.

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Strength x3
01:00:00 00:20:00
Bike x2
02:05:00 01:30:00
Swim x2
01:27:00 01:00:00
Run x2
01:29:00 01:10:00
Day Off x1
—— ——
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Strength
01:00:00 00:20:00
Bike
02:05:00 01:30:00
Swim
01:27:00 01:00:00
Run
01:29:00 01:10:00
Day Off
—— ——

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

All supported devices

Rachel Sears Casanta

Hypercat Racing

Hypercat Racing - Coaching athletes to personal excellence in running, cycling, duathlon, aquabike, aquathlon and triathlon. Crafting a life balance is key to good health, harmony and success in sport.

We offer individualized online/remote coaching packages for a variety of needs & budgets. Our specialty is working with parents, executives and small business owners through pre-built, fully custom and race specific training plans for the self-directed athlete.

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