THE 1/2 IRONMAN (70.3) PREPARATION PHASE (8-12 Weeks)
You have either gone through the whole process from Foundation building your skills and technique into Winter building your fitness and holding technique under more pressure and now you’re embarking on the final preparation to your race. Or you may be just tapping into this phase of your training to help you with your final preparation for your race.
The key is:
1) You are not injured
2) Your enthusiasm is high (you have not overdone the training to this point)
3) Technically you are sound
4) You have built adequate fitness to take on the ironman plan
There are a number of ways in which you can tailor this plan to suit you, your lifestyle and your ability.
Improved economy + increased training loads + psychological skills = faster & tougher athlete