This is for strong or advanced athletes looking to perform well in Ironman Texas.
This is for you is: you are a strong athelte and have a history with long course training and racing. You have raced at Ironman before, or have several Half Iron distance races under your belt. You are currently comfortable at or near 10-12 hours per week of training and have up to 19hrs in a week to devote to your training.
To start this plan, you should be able to run for an hour, cycle for 2.5hrs, and swim 2500yds comfortably. This plan starts at 11hrs per week and builds to a maximum 20hrs. By following this plan and listening to your body, you will PR at Iron distance racing!
This plan uses heart rate zones, power % FTP, and perceived effort for pacing and effort level.