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Novice Sprint Triathlon 12 weeks

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Novice Sprint Triathlon 12 weeks


Nick Harris British Triathlon Federation level 3 Coach, Training Bible Master endurance coach

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12 Weeks

Plan Description

This plan is designed to take you to your first sprint triathlon race over the coourse of 12 weeks. Some of the days have 2 sessions, and some of them have back to back sessions, ie, bike to run to mimic your race and to get used to doing transitions.

The plan would be for someone who is used to exercising for on average 5-6 hours a week, building to 8 over the course of the plan, equalling 300 hours over the course of a year.

It will focus on technique, and building your aerobic fitness, which will help you to be ready for your first sprint triathlon

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x3
01:19:00 00:45:00
Bike x2
01:57:00 01:30:00
Swim x2
01:40:00 01:00:00
Strength x1
00:25:00 00:30:00
Day Off x1
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
01:19:00 00:45:00
01:57:00 01:30:00
01:40:00 01:00:00
00:25:00 00:30:00
Day Off
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Training Load By Week

This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

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Nick de Meyer

Speedy Swimming

Nick has been a Level 3 British Triathlon Coach for 14 years, and has been a master endurance coach with Training Bible Coaching UK in that time. He is also a Training Peaks Level 2 Accredited Coach, and has worked as a Regional Development Coach for the South East region for British Triathlon.

Alongside his online coaching business, Nick also runs Speedy Swimming which specialise in 1-2-1 front crawl technique lessons, endless pool swim video analysis, swim clinics and group swim sessions

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