There are many triathlons and Ironman training programs available on the web. Some are eight weeks, others are for two years. Some have coaches, some don’t. But which training program is best for you?

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Yes, that's right! It depends on your current fitness and resilience, your goals and aspirations, and a few other things.

So with all that being considered, however, here are 4 critical aspects of all the best Ironman training programs.

  • It’s Realistic
  • Flexible Schedule
  • It Has Long Days
  • It Encourages Rest Weeks

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It's Realistic

First and foremost, the Ironman training program should be real to you, and where you are in life.

If you’re not currently running 15 miles, cycling 70, and swimming for miles straight - you probably shouldn’t start with an 8-12 week program!

If your current fitness is to run a mile or two, enjoy cycling recklessly, and you may not have been swimming for a long time - you need to get an Ironman training program for about a year starting with short running, cycling, and easy swimming.

The key is to set your own goals, and to choose the program that you think you can really ‘do’ using - is an important step in that process

Flexible Training Schedule

Unless you are a triathlete champion, you are likely to experience some ongoing 'life'.

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Increase your confidence in your fitness, with constant monitoring and progression of training sessions.

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Any quality Ironman training program will be flexible. That often looks like a never-ending process if:

  • You missed one day
  • Mix times
  • Combine the session here and there

Yes, outsiders will tell you that if you miss any training you fail - but that's just ridiculous.

If you keep your balance, and you miss a day or two here and there for good reason, you will be perfectly fine! And your system should allow that.

It has a few long days

A big part of any good triathlon training program, and any good marathon training program, is a long workout.

  • In marathon, this is usually 1 day a weekend where you run close to the racetrack (18, 20, even 22 miles)
  • For triathletes, you need 2 of these days (at least), one for a long bike, and one for a long time.

It has Rest Weeks

These types of churches have many names.

  • Weeks of rest
  • Taper Weeks
  • Find weeks again.

But they all mean the same thing.

The Ironman training program from sofa to Ironman, will have to increase your total volume and distance over time.

A good training program, increases your volume 2-3 weeks straight, and then a week when your volume is slightly lower than before.

Then the cycle starts again.

This type of 'wave pattern' is key to reducing the risk of injury, giving your body and mind a break, and simply making progress and feeling less approachable.

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For many players, the hardest part of training is setting up a building. Several elements are involved in event preparation, including experience, goal duration, length of practice, and much more. These factors also make the process confusing.


The trainer can provide feedback, especially in individual training. For athletes who need to have someone to turn to, training with a coach is the most effective way.


As a response, motivation is another benefit you can gain from training with a coach. While daily training helps you achieve your goal, and it can also bring out, too, having someone to entertain you and force you to your limits makes a difference.

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Sure, there are a lot of resources available to athletes, but sometimes it can be overwhelming. Having someone who shares your goal and is willing to help you achieve it by providing a clear plan, will allow you to put everything focused on getting the job done.

Reduce the Risk of Injury

Endurance training can be addictive, and there is such a thing as excessive exhaustion, which can cause real anxiety. If you have someone to monitor not only your daily performance but also your entire life, you can protect yourself from incompleting your training.

Time management

A trainer can help with more time management for more training. Most athletes who train for the race have a limited amount of time to prepare and need someone with the necessary skills to make sure that the athlete puts the effort where it is needed.

Takes care of the Technical Feature

Analyzing running, looking at your entire season, or dealing with weaknesses, are just a few of the things you need to include in your plan. This can be difficult and difficult for many players. But can be resolved also.

If you are ready to improve your fitness, get in shape and complete an endurance race or improve your times, click the button below for a free no obligation consultation.