This is a windtrainer session that is great for a developing your threshold power or intensity. Although targeted at Olympic distance triathletes it will also benefit other triathletes (particularly half Ironman or Ironman 70.3), mountain bikers and road cyclists too.
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Using hand paddles by themselves or in combination with a pull buoy will help develop your specific swimming strength. This session uses both and is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.
As you follow the programme you will find yourself swimming your 1,500m faster. Now whether that is a PB or not will depend on how fast you have swum in the past, but it will definitely be faster at the end of the 4 weeks than it is now. With this programme people improve on average nearly 2 minutes, with some people improving by over 10%.
Designed for triathletes who have limited time to train but can squeeze two short 2km sessions in each week. The primary goal of this training plan is to prepare you to swim 1,500m faster than you did at the start of the programme.
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Spending time at or near your FTP/Threshold intensity will develop your aerobic function and ability to sustain a higher intensity. This session combines intervals at or near threshold with a short rest. This session is perfect for all cyclists including triathletes and mountain bikers.