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Beginner Olympic in 12 Weeks

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Beginner Olympic in 12 Weeks


Wendy Mader

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12 Weeks

Plan Description

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In addition to 12 week's worth of swimming, biking, running and strength training workouts, we also included INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS within the plan. Coach Wendy explains how each training block is organized and structured. This is a multimedia approach along with LINKS to drills, heart rate, and pace training so you know the purpose and effort of each workout.

Before you start this program:
Can You Swim 500 yards without stopping?
Can You Bike 45 minutes?
Can You Run for 45 minutes?

If you answered yes to all three questions, you're ready to start!

The goal of this Olympic Distance Program is to increase your weekly volume (time/distance) with added race-specific intensity. You can train by time or distance, RPE (Rate of Perceived Effort, Heart Rate, Power or Pace)

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x2
01:17:00 01:20:00
Bike x2
01:48:00 02:00:00
Swim x2
01:25:00 01:00:00
Strength x1
00:41:00 00:45:00
Day Off x1
—— ——
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
01:17:00 01:20:00
01:48:00 02:00:00
01:25:00 01:00:00
00:41:00 00:45:00
Day Off
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Training Load By Week

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