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International (Olympic) Triathlon Training Plan (NOVICE, 16 Weeks), Email Support + Reusable

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David Glover, MS, CSCS - More than 5,000 athletes have used my plans on TrainingPeaks

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16 Weeks

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Plan Description

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Designed for the NOVICE triathlete, this 16-week structured and periodized plan designed by USA Triathlon certified coach David Glover, MS, CSCS, this plan will prepare you for any International or Olympic-distance Triathlon (typically 1,500m swim, 40km bike, 10km run).

The plan includes 2 workouts each of swim, bike and run plus a BRICK and ranges from 4 to 8 hours (max) of training per week with Monday as the designated off day.

Prior to using this plan, you should be able to complete the following workouts:
• Swim: 50 meters or yards continuously
• Bike: 45 minutes
• Run: 30 minutes run or run/walk


For more information about this plan, please DOWNLOAD the Description Document.

Questions? Please visit us on the web at enduranceworks.com or email David directly at: david@enduranceworks.com.

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Please note:
• This training plan starts any Monday and should be set to end on Sunday of race weekend.
• You can reuse this training plan for future races.



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Runx3
1:34 hrs 1:19 hrs
Swimx2
1:25 hrs 1:00 hrs
Bikex2
2:14 hrs 2:00 hrs
Day Offx1
—— ——
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
1:34 hrs 1:19 hrs
Swim
1:25 hrs 1:00 hrs
Bike
2:14 hrs 2:00 hrs
Day Off
—— ——

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor

All supported devices

David Glover, MSE, MS, CSCS

ENDURANCEWORKS, LLC

Triathlon training plans for all triathlon distances from Sprint to IRONMAN® for novice, experienced and masters triathletes. All training plans include training guide, email access to coach and resources including demonstration videos and in-depth webinars.

Specialties: IRONMAN® and 70.3® Triathlon, Planning Your Racing Season, Mental Skills Training and Exercise Physiology.