Fully commit to preparing for you next IRONMAN 70.3 with this extensive swimming training plan including technique videos. By improving your technique, you will improve your endurance, and that is what this plan is all about.
This plan is for intermediate level swimmers who can swim 300 freestyle continuously at an easy pace. You either have little experience with the Half Ironman distance and you are looking for a program to improve your swimming technique and endurance, or you already have enough experience but want to enhance performance significantly during your upcoming race.
WHAT TO EXPECT
This plan has three swim practices a week. Total distance swam in an average week is 6500 (2166 per swim practice) where the heaviest week is 9100 total and the easiest week 4300 total. Skills you will work on are Body Position, Recovery & Hand Entry, Stroke Length and Catch. The Triathlon specific skills you will work on are Sighting, Buoy Turn, Open water Start, Clearing Goggles and Swim Exit.
Week 1-8: Volume + Intensity
Week 9-13: Volume + Speed
Week 14-21: Intensity
Week 22-24: Taper
TRAINING LOAD PER WEEK
WORKOUT 1WORKOUT 2
HOW DOES IT WORK
All our training plans are offered through the TrainingPeaks coaching platform. After you purchase a training plan, you need to add SwimGym Coaching to your TrainingPeaks account with the link we send you in your confirmation email. Once you have added SwimGym Coaching, we will upload your training plan to your account within one week.