A Beginner’s Help guide to Triathlon Training from Olympian Jarrod Shoemaker

 

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Jarrod Shoemaker. Jarrod Shoemaker is a world champion triathlete and 2008 Beijing Olympian from Sudbury, Massachusetts. He was named the USA Triathlete of the Year in 2012 for Olympic distance and is an expert contributor to SwimOutlet.com. Triathlon Coaching and Triathlon Camps with Olympian Jarrod Shoemaker. Elite and age group triathlon coaching to help you achieve your goals.

Jarrod Shoemaker is an elite triathlete, originally from Maynard, Massachusetts. He came to triathlon from a running background, competing for Dartmouth College whilst studying history. Jarrod started competing at the elite level in 2004. 2008 US Olympian, 2x World Champion, 3x US National Champion. I have been a professional triathlete since 2004, jumping into the sport after graduation from Dartmouth College where I ran cross country and track.

I have always enjoyed the coaching side of the sport while training with my coaches and now I enjoy working with athletes to help them achieve their goals. Triathlon Distance Terminology Short (Metric) Sprint distances often vary, particularly the swim. One variant is a ‘pool sprint,’ where the swim takes place in a pool and is often in the 250-500 yard/meter range. Sprint: 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run.

Olympic: 1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run. This is also called the International Distance. The sprint triathlon is the shortest of the triathlon distances, making for a perfect introduction for beginners to the sport..

These events usually consist of a 750m swim in an ocean/lake/river, a 20km bike ride, and finally a 5km run. Most beginners will start off on sprint triathlons; however, sprint triathlons are in fact, not exclusive to beginners. Married triathletes Jarrod Shoemaker and Alicia Kaye have big goals in 2016, with Jarrod attempting to make his second Olympic team and Alicia trying to. 3x has each a short, medium and long training session. OF COURSE, the more you have time to train, the more competitive you will be ALTHOUGH doing each sport 2x/week will definitely allow you to finish comfortably.

20 Week Olympic Triathlon Plans. This beginner’s plan was created specifically for the classic distance race at the 2016 Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox, which includes a half-mile ocean swim, an 18-mile bike segment and a four-mile run.This program assumes you have limited multisport experience and you’re beginning your training straight off the couch. A Beginner’s Guide to Triathlon Training from Olympian Jarrod Shoemaker by Jarrod Shoemaker July 8, 2014 There are a number of reasons to get into triathlon—better physical fitness, love of competition, pushing yourself to reach a new goal, meeting new friends, and more.

List of related literature:

I’ve mentioned several times in this and previous chapters that advanced, long-course triathletes should consider doing anaerobic endurance workouts in all three sports in the base 3 period.

“The Triathlete's Training Bible: The World’s Most Comprehensive Training Guide, 4th Ed.” by Joe Friel
from The Triathlete’s Training Bible: The World’s Most Comprehensive Training Guide, 4th Ed.
by Joe Friel
VeloPress, 2016

Starting with this basic level of experience, I will take you step-by-step through everything you need to know to prepare for and successfully complete a full Iron-distance triathlon.

“Be IronFit: Time-Efficient Training Secrets for Ultimate Fitness” by Don Fink, Melanie Fink
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by Don Fink, Melanie Fink
Lyons Press, 2016

All three components require their own preparation, equipment, and planning, which means deciding to do a triathlon instantly signs you up for a massive commitment.

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by Kindra Hall
HarperCollins Leadership, 2019

If you still have questions related to Peloton as a sensible, longterm investment, I encourage you to make this book the start of your research, as opposed to the end of it.

“Peloton Hacks: Getting the Most From Your Bike” by Mark A. Gompertz
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Training frequency is a great challenge for triathletes.

“The Power Meter Handbook: A User's Guide for Cyclists and Triathletes” by Joe Friel
from The Power Meter Handbook: A User’s Guide for Cyclists and Triathletes
by Joe Friel
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All the same concepts about training with power that we have discussed so far apply to triathletes.

“Training and Racing with a Power Meter” by Hunter Allen, Andrew R. Coggan, PhD, Stephen McGregor, PhD
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by Hunter Allen, Andrew R. Coggan, PhD, Stephen McGregor, PhD
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Along the fitness curve I’ve indicated his early-season periods: Prep, Base, Build, Peak, and Race (indicated with a circle).

“The Triathlete's Training Bible” by Joe Friel
from The Triathlete’s Training Bible
by Joe Friel
VeloPress, 2012

Aspiring triathletes found his address and phone number and contacted him seeking advice and training plans.

“Iron War: Dave Scott, Mark Allen, and the Greatest Race Ever Run” by Matt Fitzgerald
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by Matt Fitzgerald
VeloPress, 2011

His writing has also appeared in major publications including Bicycling, Competitor, Inside Triathlon, Outside, Runner’s World, Shape, Triathlete, and Velo.

“Racing Weight: How to Get Lean for Peak Performance” by Fitzgerald Matt
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by Fitzgerald Matt
VeloPress, 2012

Cycling intrigued him—not just the requisite fitness but also the range of skills in negotiating hills, drafting, and timing jumps.

“Hearts of Lions: The History of American Bicycle Racing” by Peter Joffre Nye, Eric Heiden
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Nebraska, 2020

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  • Hey guys and gals, off topic here, but could you create a video for runners experiencing  sciatica pain? Possible stretches and exercises that will help specifically sciatica caused by piriformis? I recently have had a problem with this. I have no back pain it is primarily in my butt and lower thigh and usually caused when doing strength exercises and hill repeats.

  • Fair play to him! It takes serious dedication to achieve what he has. That being said i dont think he is YET in the same league as the likes of Gomez.

  • Hey, I have a question.

    I can swim for a fairly long time (only the swimming lesson at school is already done (-;), I can cycle very far, I have never actually tested how far myself, and I can also run a little more than 10 km. Never done a triathlon and now i wonder what distance I would do. I think the 1/8 is something good for me 500m swimming, 5km running and 20km cycling.

    Cyriel

  • I’m gonna do my first race under Challenge brand. I’m racing Challenge Prague 70.3 only at age 16 with approx. time sub 4:40 at day of my 1st race aniversary. I’m registered and everything is paid. Now it’s time on me to work & maybe get some support.

  • Full distance is not an Ironman (for ex.: Challenge Roth). It’s the other way around. Ironman is a brand like kleenex. Not all tissues are Kleenex.