This training plan is for the beginning youth multisport athlete ages 6-8 training for a triathlon (swim/bike/run event). All workouts are designed to introduce basic skills that are age-appropriate and detailed for the young growing physiology. The plan includes workout descriptions focused on speed and skill development balanced with rest and recovery.
At the conclusion of this program the athlete will be able to complete a 100m swim/ 5k bike/ 1k run event.
BASIC EQUIPMENT NEEDED:
Competitive Swim suit and well-fitting goggles.
Swim Cap is recommended
Properly fitting helmet
Bicycle that is the correct size
Bike shorts, Swim Jammers, or other tight fitting shorts.
Proper running shoes
If you have questions about any of these items please visit your local bike shop or running store.