Sprint Distance Triathlon: 12 week novice program

Designed by Steve Lumley (BTF L3 coach, MSc) . This plan draws on Steve’s 25+ years of triathlon racing and coaching experience. Steve works on a daily basis with all levels of athlete from complete beginners to talented elite, youth, junior, and student athletes. He has coached national youth, junior, student, elite and age group medal winners. As an added bonus, purchase of this program includes email access to Steve for any questions that you may have about this plan or your training. Please visit us on the web at www.stevelumleytriathlon.com or email Steve at: tricoach.lum@gmail.com This plan is targeted at a novice triathlete, aiming to complete a 'Sprint' distance triathlon possibly for the first time. It assumes good general health and fitness background with some experience of swim, bike and run. Training plan volume is between 3 and 6 hours per week. The weekly schedule typically includes 2 swim sessions, 2 bike sessions and 2 run sessions. One or two ‘strength’ / conditioning sessions each week are recommended in addition to the swim, bike and run sessions detailed. “Safe to say I nailed it… Entirely down to following the training you set out. I can’t thank you enough, I would never have reached my best without your help.” (Keith Sanders) “Thanks Steve. I have really enjoyed the training sessions so far and I am confident this plan will help me achieve my goals.” (Todd Ohlmeyer)

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