This 8 week Senior Triathlon plan is designed for experienced youth triathletes competing at IronKids events. This training plan is specifically for the youth racing in the senior division of IronKids events. Any youth that has competed in triathlons in the past and are seeking to compete in the junior youth triathlons can still benefit from the training program. This plan is designed to improve your performance while preparing to compete in a triathlon in 8 weeks. This is a detailed 8-week plan, will help you improve on your basic non-draft legal level of training and experience and provide a formal periodized triathlon program. You should be able to train 5 days per week with some days consisting of two workouts in order to start this plan. These workouts will follow a periodized approach to your training. After completing this plan you will be ready to perform at a higher level during your next triathlon.
Youth age 11-15, in good health with no health problems, or cleared by a licensed physician
Able to swim 200 meters without stopping
Comfortable riding any type of bicycle 5 miles
Able to run 1.5 mile without stopping