This plan is the real deal. Your swimming level is not where you want it to be, but no worries, we will help you fully prepare. Swim longer and faster by committing to our longest training plan including technique videos!
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 8450 (2816 per swim practice) where the heaviest week is 11200 total and the easiest week 5100 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 1-24: Volume + Speed
Week 25-36: Volume + Intensity
Week 37-45: Intensity
Week 46-48: 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.