ZA Tri 2020 Workout #1: Threshold Waves

2019-11-25 08:30:00
Hudson Roll km
All riders visible Late joining Women only category
5min and 20min CEVAZ limits apply
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Description

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The Workout:

Just like we train our FTP in cycling, we also have to train the same equivalent threshold intensity whilst running. Having a high threshold running speed has great transfer to the slower race paces of Ironman and 70.3 triathlon. The aim of this session is to develop threshold running, over 4 x 1 mile repetitions. However, we change the pace every 400m to slightly above and slightly below your threshold pace, further stressing your physiology and pushing up your threshold speed. This is also a great session to do after the bike.

The Coach:

Dan Plews is a world-class coach and researcher. He has a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology. And more than 30 peer-reviewed publications have published his work on topics like training in the heat, training intensity distribution, and training monitoring. As a coach, Dan has guided three athletes to finishes under the 8-hour barrier in Ironman-distance triathlons. 8 hours. Bonkers, right?

As an athlete, Dan applies all he knows with impressive results. He is the current age-group course record holder at the Ironman World Championship in Kona with a time of 8 hours 24 minutes.

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