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Wendy Mader

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12 Weeks

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For only $99/mo you can add me as your personal “Accountability Coach”. As your Accountability Coach, I will connect your Training Peaks account with mine so I can provide daily/weekly feedback within your training plan’s calendar and training log. I will check up on your progress throughout the week, answer any questions you have and offer suggestions while you navigate through the program. As your Accountability Coach, you’ll never be alone.--

You're going to love this 12-week Ironman training plan from Ironman Certified Coach and 8x Kona finisher, Wendy Mader! In addition to 12 week's worth of swimming, biking, running and strength training workouts, we also included FREE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS. That's right! You'll be able to see and hear coach Wendy explaining how each training week is organized and structured. This Program goes beyond numbers on a spreadsheet. It's a multimedia approach along with links to drills, heart rate and pace training so you know the purpose and effort of each workout.

This program is designed for the beginner/ intermediate triathlete in mind. Before you start this program, you'll need to be comfortable swimming, cycling for 45 minutes and running for: 45 minutes. If you can do all that, you'll do great with this plan. The goal of this Olympic Distance Program is to increase your weekly volume (time/distance) with added race-specific intensity.

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
1:47 hrs 2:00 hrs
1:25 hrs 1:00 hrs
1:17 hrs 1:20 hrs
Day Offx1
—— ——
0:45 hrs 0:45 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
1:47 hrs 2:00 hrs
1:25 hrs 1:00 hrs
1:17 hrs 1:20 hrs
Day Off
—— ——
0:45 hrs 0:45 hrs

Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Power Meter
  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

All supported devices

wendy mader

Ironman Certified Coach (9x Kona Finisher): Swimming, biking, running coaching plans for beginners and advanced athletes. One on One coaching available at