triathlon training plan OLYMPIC DISTANCE

The swimming part of a triathlon can be hard if you are plowing through the water. Prevent this by training like a pro with this training plan including technique videos for your upcoming Olympic distance triathlon. 

Summary

Duration
12 weeks | 24 sessions
Swimming level
Intermediate
Pricing
€ 49.00

FOR WHO

This plan is for intermediate level swimmers who can swim 300 freestyle continuously at an easy pace. You have enough triathlon racing experience and are looking for a program to improve your swimming technique and endurance.

WHAT TO EXPECT

This plan has two swim practices a week. Total distance swam in an average week is 4900 (2450 per swim practice) where the heaviest week is 5900 total and the easiest week 3700 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.

PROGRAM PERIODISATION

Week 1-3: Volume + Strength + Speed

Week 4-7: Volume + Intensity

Week 8-10: Intensity + Speed 

Week 11-12: Taper

TRAINING LOAD PER WEEK

EXAMPLE WORKOUTS
WORKOUT 1 WORKOUT 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. 

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