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Subject: Advanced Full Ironman Triathlon Training Plan- 17 Week
Has anyone used this training plan (found in the training plan section of this website)? I now have one IM under the belt (13 hours) and would love to go faster next year (12 hours or less). Is this the one for me?


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Subject: RE: Advanced Full Ironman Triathlon Training Plan- 17 Week

I haven't used it, so can't comment specifically on the plan.  But the questions to ask yourself are things like, is the plan one that I can follow reasonably well?  Do I fit the profile of the athlete it is designed for (http://beginnertriathlete.com/discussion/training/training-plans-view.asp?planid=1805&memberlevel=2)?  Is it much more than I am used to doing?  Much less?  I am sure that plan can be used by someone with your goals.  I have no idea if it is a good plan for you.

There are many ways to get to your goal.  The specific IM plan you choose to follow, provided it approximates the above criteria, is among the least important of the things that will get you there.

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