BEST FOR: Most athletes, whether you’re a beginner triathlete or an Ironman-to-be
PREREQS: The ability to swim 100 yards (back and forth, back and forth) in a pool without touching the bottom or hanging on the edge; for the run and bike portions, being injury-free is necessary. If you haven’t done a triathlon before, that’s okay: This is a great place to give the training a spin.
NUMBER OF WEEKS: 5, 10, or 15
Maybe you finished your first sprint triathlon in August, and you’re chomping at the bit to try an Olympic-distance event next summer. Or you just finished your third Half-Ironman, and you’re committed to becoming a more efficient swimmer this off-season. Or maybe you found a delicious swim/bike/run groove during your training cycle, and you’re just flat out missing it. This off-season triathlon training program is for you.