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Blenheim Palace 16 Week Sprint Triathlon Training Plan |HR| S&C, Tips | Coach Email Support

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Blenheim Palace 16 Week Sprint Triathlon Training Plan |HR| S&C, Tips | Coach Email Support

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Author

Karen Parnell L3 BTF Coach & IRONMAN Certified

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Length

16 Weeks

Includes Structured Workouts

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Plan Description

Your Blenheim Palace 16 Week Sprint Distance Plan from a Level 3 British Triathlon Coach

Welcome to your training plan!

I love the Blenheim Palace triathlon and used to do it every year as a season opener to see how my winter training had gone. The swim in the fresh water lake is amazing, the transition the courtyard of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the closed road rolling bike route in the grounds and rolling run to the finish line. The event it great for first timers and seasoned athletes.

This 16-week training plan is designed to get a novice triathlete through a sprint distance triathlon. It is not a complex or hugely time-consuming programme; it will get you to the finish line in good shape.

In order to be able complete the training you should have a reasonable level of fitness at the start of the training. A pre-requisite would be that you can swim 400m continuously, you can cycle for 20 mins and run for 15 mins. You should consult your doctor before embarking on any physical fitness training.

The training sessions can be completed in a number of locations. The swim sessions are mostly designed for a pool, with open water sessions towards the latter half of the program. The bike sessions could be done either outdoors or indoors, the same goes for the running sessions. Ideally some of the running session should be done on a 400m track. We would strongly advise that you do spend as much time as possible training outdoors so that you get time training in similar conditions to those that you will be racing in.

The Plan Includes:

- Swim, Bike, Run and Transition Sessions
- Strength & Conditioning sessions to help you prevent injuries from a NASM Certified Personal Trainer
- Train to RPE or Heart Rate structured sessions
- Access to your coach via email
- Training and Racing Tips

My name is Karen and I live in Southern Spain near the IRONMAN® Marbella 70.3 event where I coach and run Triathlon training camps all year round (ChiliTri). So, if you would like face to face coaching and come and check out the Marbella course please get in touch. Karen is an IRONMAN® Certified Coach and British Triathlon Federation Level 3 Coach. I also work as a Coach Educator & Assessor for the British Triathlon Federation, helping to develop the next generation of triathlon coaches in the UK.
Karen is also a Qualified Personal Trainer specialising in endurance athletes so all of the S & C sessions are tried and tested.

I also offer an option to change plans if you feel you need more or less volume etc. I also offer a bespoke planning service to all athletes; if you need a plan built around your lifestyle, strengths and weaknesses, event and time to train but are not ready to have a coach, a bespoke plan is a great option; please get in touch, and we can build a plan that suits you karenparnell01@hotmail.com and chilitri.com.

Good luck with your training and triathlon event!

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Swim x2
01:35:00 01:00:00
Day Off x1
—— ——
Strength x1
00:42:00 00:45:00
Bike x1
01:22:00 02:00:00
Run x1
00:47:00 01:00:00
Brick x1
01:07:00 01:45:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Swim
01:35:00 01:00:00
Day Off
—— ——
Strength
00:42:00 00:45:00
Bike
01:22:00 02:00:00
Run
00:47:00 01:00:00
Brick
01:07:00 01:45:00

Training Load By Week


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  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • GPS

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Karen Parnell Level 3 BTF & IRONMAN Certified Coach

ChiliTri

I'm Karen Parnell, IRONMAN® Certified Coach & British Triathlon Federation Level 3 High Performing Coach & Tutor. I'm also a certified NASM Personal Trainer & ASA Open Water Swimming Coach. Nivel 3 Técnicos Federados FATRI España. World Triathlon Coaching Female Triathletes Certified

Together we will meet your goals.

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