ADVANCED Sprint Triathlon Plan, 8 hours per week. 12 weeks.

IS THIS PLAN FOR YOU?

This sprint-distance plan is for Advanced level age-group triathletes who work Monday to Friday, preferably with some time flexibility. It is designed to get you in peak race shape for your target Sprint triathlon. To commence this plan we suggest you already have at least 18 months experience of triathlon training and racing under your belt.

Generally there are ten workouts per week, consisting of 3 swims, 3 cycles, 3 or 4 runs and a strength and conditioning workout. There are several days per week with two workouts per day. Every fourth week is an active recovery week, with a lower training volume to help your body recover and adapt to the accumulative training load.

WHAT RESULTS CAN YOU EXPECT?

If followed consistently this training plan will significantly increase your speed, endurance, confidence and race skills. Athletes who've followed this plan have won age group National Championships and represented their country at the ITU World Championships.

"I have really enjoyed this season. I am British Sprint Distance Champion and I am in better shape than I could ever have hoped if I had just muddled along with my old regime." - Alistair Asher, Sept 2015 -

HOW IT WORKS

Your training plan gives you detailed daily workouts, so you know exactly what to do each day. If you have Training Peaks Premium, you can drag and drop the workouts to suit your personal availability. I give advice on how to do this effectively in the instructions attached to day 1 of your training plan. I also use five different Training Zones so that you know how hard to train each day. You can use perceived exertion, heart rate, power, pace or a combination of all four.

AUTHOR

This plan is designed by Phil Mosley who has written over 50 published training plans for UK magazines such as Triathlon Plus and Cycling Weekly. He is a National Age-Group Sprint Triathlon Champion and an Ironman Certified Coach with 20-years experience. You can email him if you have any questions about your plan.

 

Phil Mosley  Triathlon Plus Logo

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