This plan is intended for the experienced youth and junior triathletes seeking to race ITU style (draft legal) triathlons. It is designed specifically for youth ages 13-19 years olds who desire to compete in youth elite and junior regional cup races; and are seeking to compete at a more competitive level. The plan is designed to improve your performance while preparing to compete at an advanced level. This is a detailed weekly plan, with the ability to do group or club workout sessions to help you improve on your basic non-draft and draft legal level of training and experience and provide a formal periodized triathlon program for draft legal racing. You should be able to train 5 days per week with some days consisting or two workouts in order to start this plan. These workouts will follow a periodization approach to your training. At the end of this plan you will be ready to perform at a higher level during your youth elite distance triathlons.
This plan has the following workouts:
-Ocean/ open water swims
-Computrainer or stationary trainer sessions
In good health with no health problems, or cleared by a licensed physician
Able to swim 500 meters without stopping
Comfortable riding any type of bicycle for 10 miles
Able to run 5 kilometers without stopping