Our advanced training plans are built with one thing in mind - helping athletes achieve their peak performance in sport and qualify for World Championship events. An athlete attempting this plan should already have 2 or more years in the sport and have completed one of our Foundation Training Plans, or be able to train a consistent 12-14 hours a week without getting injured or overtrained.


Plan Overview

  • Designed for the accomplished athlete who has been racing for 2+ years and wants to qualify for World Championship events
  • Increased emphasis on swimming so that the advanced age-grouper can come out of the water in the front or 2nd pack.
  • Athlete starting this plan will be riding 3-4 hours and running 90+ minutes every weekend from the beginning. 
  • Consistent strength training throughout the plan duration.
  • Must have a high ability to recovery from training.


The Ideal Athlete for this Plan Will:

  • Have been racing for multiple years and completed multiple half Iron races and at least 1 full
  • Already be finishing top 20 in age group and want to improve on that ranking
  • Have a work and family schedule that allows them to train 15-20 hours per week


Required Equipment

  • GPS smart watch
  • HR monitor
  • Swim paddles, pull buoy, & fins
  • Access to Gym or basic strength & mobility equipment (stretch cords, free weights)
  • *A Bike powermeter is recommended but not required


Included Coach Support

  • Unlimited athlete-initiated email support.
  • Detailed workout instructions set to your specific training zones.
  • Workout exports to Garmin, Zwift, or other platforms.
  • Mobility routines
  • Educational articles and mental training
  • Nutritional guidelines


Full Iron Distance - Advanced

    • 12-20 hours of training per week
    • 4 swims, 3 bikes, 5 runs, & 2 strength training routines per week
    • No Off days except for every 4th week
    • Longest Swim: 4500 yards
    • Longest Bike: 6:30 Hours
    • Longest Run: 2:45 Hours
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