Intermediate - 8 weeks to Dominating Memphis in May Olympic

Average Weekly Training Hours 07:39
Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Training Hours 07:39
Training Load By Week

This plan assumes you have completed a few triathlons, have a decent running base, and can complete a 10 hour training week. This plan is intended for those looking to improve their performance, as opposed to finishing in style.

Sample Day 2
0:30:00
Endurance Strength Maintenance 1

This workout is designed to be done during the season. It is meant to help maintain strength and power gains throughout the season while making sure you do not develop muscle imbalances during your training. Each exercise should be done with 30 seconds to 1 minute rest between sets.

Sample Day 2
0:30:00
200s

WU:
3 x 100 descending times (30”).
4 x 50 kick descending times (30”).
MS:
6 x 200 fast with 50 kick easy between 200s.
200 kick steady.
CD: 200 easy swim.
Total—2350

Sample Day 3
1:00:00
Steady, moderate effort

Ride on a flat to gently rolling course or on the trainer. Get at least 50% of ride time in 2 zone. Avoid 4-5 zones. Keep the Z2 effort steady and continuous.

Sample Day 3
0:30:00
Zone 1-2, check cadence

Heart rate in zones 1-2 on a gently rolling course. Check cadence: count left foot strikes for 15 seconds. Goal is 22 or higher. Higher cadence generally brings more efficiency into our running

Sample Day 4
0:30:00
Endurance Strength Maintenance 2

This workout is designed to be done during the season. It is meant to help maintain strength and power gains throughout the season while making sure you do not develop muscle imbalances during your training. Each exercise should be done with 30 seconds to 1 minute rest between sets.

Sample Day 4
0:34:59
Descending ladder

WU: 5-10 minutes of mixed swimming and drills.
MS:
500 at T-pace (60”).
300 faster than preceding 300 pace (60”).
200 faster than preceding 200 pace (60”).
200 faster than preceding 200 pace (60”).
100 faster than preceding 200 pace.
CD: 200 easy swim.
Total—2000+

Sample Day 5
1:30:00
Easy Brick

Looking to incorporate at least 1 brick workout into your training. This is a good time to work on your transitions.
On Bike: Keep a steady zone 2 for 1 hour
Transition to run quickly
On run: Settle in the first 10-15 minutes and then do 3-4x30 sec pickups working on increasing your cadence a bit through faster leg turnover.

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