Training Plans

  • Hill Climbing Made Easy

    Hill Climbing Made Easy

    24th July 2018

    It’s something we’ve all asked ourselves at the foot of yet another seemingly endless climb – should we sit or should we stand-up? And yet surprisingly few people know the answer. You’ll have noticed that some riders prefer to keep…

  • THE IMPORTANCE OF THE 30-MINUTE TRAINING WINDOW

    THE IMPORTANCE OF THE 30-MINUTE TRAINING WINDOW

    9th June 2018

    Science in Sport performance nutritionist, Ted Munson, shares the science behind your post training protein When in training for a triathlon, it’s essential to get your nutrition right in the 30-minutes after exercise, so you can feel the benefits in…

  • Mark Kleanthous’s key training sessions: RACE WEEK

    Mark Kleanthous’s key training sessions: RACE WEEK

    12th September 2016

    Race Week We’re finally here! It’s race week. Make sure you eat well, get lots of sleep and stay hydrated. Get final bag packing and travel plans in place early in the week. This week it’s all easy and short…

  • Mark Kleanthous’s key training sessions: the last 2 weeks

    Mark Kleanthous’s key training sessions: the last 2 weeks

    5th September 2016

    Last week and this week is about consolidation and taking time to taper to absorb all the hard training you’ve done – and ensure you’re fully rested for the day. This week is also about ‘sharpening up’, with a swim and…

  • Mark Kleanthous’s key training sessions: 3 Weeks To Go

    Mark Kleanthous’s key training sessions: 3 Weeks To Go

    29th August 2016

    3 weeks to go The Weekly Plan This week’s sessions focus in on the race by practising pace in the swim, hills on the run, running off the bike. Make sure you practise race day nutrition and hydration during the bike and run…

  • Mark Kleanthous’s key training sessions: week four

    Mark Kleanthous’s key training sessions: week four

    22nd August 2016

    4 weeks to go The Weekly Plan Check bike tyres and replace if they have signs of wear and cuts and get bike serviced. Note, by now you’ll know if you’re stronger on one discipline than the other, and so you…

  • Mark Kleanthous’s key training sessions: week five

    Mark Kleanthous’s key training sessions: week five

    14th August 2016

    The Weekly Plan: Last Long distance training week: Increase endurance before final four weeks race pace efforts. Swim *Swimming pool or open water swim workout. Recreational Aim to swim non-stop 2,300m avoid starting too fast and increase pace for final 200m. Competitive Aim…

  • Mark Kleanthous’s Key Training Sessions: Week Six

    Mark Kleanthous’s Key Training Sessions: Week Six

    8th August 2016

    The Weekly Plan: *Swim  Aim to complete 5 x 500m at goal Braveheart race pace, with the following recovery: Recreational Pan 90 seconds recovery between each 500M rep. Competitive Plan 25 seconds recovery between each 500M rep.  *Bike  Aim to climb 300m,…