This plan is developed for the athlete who has not completed a 1/2 IM distance triathlon, but has completed an Olympic or Sprint distance triathlon and is looking for a basic program designed to comfortably finish a 1/2 IM Triathlon. This plan is 16 weeks in duration and consists of 2 workouts per week in each sport with 2 additional weight training sessions. The total volume is between 5-9 hours a week. The athlete should be able to swim 1500 yards in one session, bike for 2 hour in one session and run/walk for 60 minutes in one session. It is NOT essential that the triathlete be able to match these distance, but it is encouraged.