Beginner training plan

by Steve
(East Hampton)

I'm really enjoying this website. Can you or any of your readers help me out with a Beginners Olympic distance training program?

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Jan 31, 2011
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Race Schedule
by: Kathy

Having a good plan starts this time of the year. You should first be figuring out your race schedule now. You training will differ if your first race is either in May or August.. Yes there is a thing called over training and it can hamper your performance. Sort out your first race and focused training on that event should start around 3 months before the event.

Feb 15, 2010
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Exactly what I was looking for !
by: Steve

These are perfect thanks guys !
I guess now I have no more excuses...

Feb 12, 2010
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Beginner plan
by: Mike

A plan has been posted on this site under the "Triathlon Training" page It is tailored to the Begginer triathlete.. good luck... post your comments and your progress...

Feb 11, 2010
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Training Plan
by: Tom

Hey Steve,

Training plans differ for each individual, really because it's a function of where you are starting from that determines the details.

Having said that, I would refer you to series of posts on Slowtwitch aimed at beginners.

http://www.slowtwitch.com/Training/Beginners/index.html

Goals are good, but should be both realistic and tailored towards the individual. Train safe and train smart.

Cheers
Tom

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