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12 Week Winter Base Training for Olympic and Long Course Triathletes Scott James

12 Week Winter Base Training for Olympic and Long Course Triathletes

Scott James

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A 12 week winter training plan for experienced triathletes that want to race next season. These endurance based weekly workouts will build your aerobic base so that you can race faster and longer.Contains time, mileage or yardage and pacingMoreA 12 week winter training plan for experienced triathletes that want to race next season. These endurance based weekly workouts will build your aerobic base so that you can race faster and longer.Contains time, mileage or yardage and pacing intensities for each specific workout.There is no magic pill you can swallow to be successful at endurance sports. It takes hard work to race fast and be successful. This detailed plan builds in volume through the 12 week program and is designed for athletes with a strong work ethic.Written by Scott James, an Ultraman World Championship finisher, Masters Swim Coach and University of Oregon Triathlon Club Coach. He has been coaching since 2002 and has had athletes qualify for the Boston Marathon and Ironman Kona.Scott is a veteran triathlete and has participated in other ultra-distance endurance events.Example Week:Week #1Weekly Totals:Swimming 3600 yards/metersBiking: 4 hoursRunning: 15 milesSwim #1 1500300 swim8 x 50 rest:10odds: skate with switch/freeevens: kick/free8 x 75 rest :15odds: kick/finger tip drag/freeevens: backstroke flag drill/kick/backstroke4 x 100 swim, 4th 25 fist swimmingSwim #2 2100500 swim with 4th 25 backstroke6 x 100 rest :15 asodds: 50k/25 hand rotation backstroke drill/25 backstrokeevens: all free, with 2nd 25 modern catch up500 swim, 4th 25 backstroke5 x 100 free all stroke counting, use the same stroke count per 25Bike #160 min spinBike #260 min steady effortBike #32 hours steady effortRun #14 miles steady with rolling hillsRun #25 miles steady flatsRun #330 min easyRun #44 miles steady effort