"I'm doing one Olympic triathlon per month from now until the end of September. I'm wondering if the best thing to do in between triathlons is, (after a recovery session or two) should I then do one medium week, then one hard week, then taper for the next triathlon?"
Answer from Mike Ricci, D3Multisport.com:
This is a great question and much of this will depend on which Olympic distance race will be your most important, or your "A race" for the season. I would assume it's your last race and if that's the case, I would "train through" the other races. For example, let's assume you finish the Olympic race on a Sunday. I would lay out the week in the following order:
The priorities for this week are:
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