Train Like A Pro

  • By Lance Watson
  • Published Feb 6, 2012
  • Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 4:37 PM UTC
Photo: Challenge Wanaka/Getty Images

Key Sessions For 10 Weeks Before An Iron-distance Race

Having a well-thought-out plan and setting timeline goals with emphasis on different energy systems greatly increases your chances for success. Structure your plan in three-week blocks: two “build” weeks of training followed by a planned recovery week. A recovery week should include two days completely off from training as a minimum, and be approximately 50–65 percent of the training volume of the previous build week.

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