Intermediate Level Triathlon Training for Olympic distance
This program caters for the athlete who has completed at least 2-3 Olympic Distance Triathlons in the past and is looking to maintain or try a different approach to training philosophy, not for podium placement but definitely for a Personal Best at this distance. The style of training this program suggests, is for non-drafting races. Approximate training hours will be anywhere from 10-16 per week, according to training phase. The individual selecting this plan understands that there are hard training days and easy training days to ensure best possible performance. There is a small segment here in the program that focuses specifically on swimming/ running / cycling proficiency, ensuring each sport improves on skill & fitness for the specific distance.This training suggestion does not aim to fix, cure, or restore illnesses or diseases or other pre-existing medical conditions. In this training plan the terminology of coaching is explained and used extensively. The duration of this training plan is 16 weeks. The creator of this program is Exercise Physiologist / Level II ITU Certified Triathlon Coach Kypros Nicolaou, MA, B.Sc.,( multiple Ironman Finisher himself ) and has taken into consideration as many Health & Fitness factors in before presenting this training suggestion. A doctor’s OK is a must before engaging in such a time consuming and demanding training plan.