This is for an athlete looking to break 13 hours in the Ironman, its 12-week Ironman Build-Peak period training plan was designed using the principles described in the books--The Triathletes Training Bible and Going Long. Both over- and under-50-year-old athletes may use it. Following this plan will prepare you for your Ironman race by building exceptional aerobic fitness.
To start this plan you should have completed 1 or more Iron-distance races and have a goal of improving your personal best race time. Weekly volume ranges from 16 to 19 hours with 14-hour R&R weeks every third week to allow for recovery, adaptation and improved performance.
This plan is simple to follow and is written in every day language as you can see by clicking on the PREVIEW. Suggestions are made throughout to guide you in making training and race planning decisions.