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Triathlon Base 12 weeks (12.0 to 14.5 hrs./wk.)


Karen Buxton

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Plan Description

This 12-week base plan is the same as the 10.0-12.5 hour base plan except that it includes two days of strength training per week. There is a recovery week every third week with reduced training and a full day off from training. The recovery week and day off are very important in the schedule as they allow you to rest and repair, keeping you healthy and in good spirits

Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
2:22 hrs 1:30 hrs
4:01 hrs 3:00 hrs
2:11 hrs 1:00 hrs
2:07 hrs 1:00 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
2:22 hrs 1:30 hrs
4:01 hrs 3:00 hrs
2:11 hrs 1:00 hrs
2:07 hrs 1:00 hrs

Training Load By Week

Karen Buxton

I work with triathletes, duathletes, runners, swimmers and endurance cyclists from first-timers to elites.

One-on-one premium level-$350 per 4-week block +$200 start-up fee; Quarterly level- $500 per 12-week block +$200 start-up fee; Basic level-$225 per 12-week block +$175 start-up fee; pre-built plans (prices vary); hourly phone consultation & individual training sessions available. For more information email me at