A Typical Ironman Training Week - active.com - June 1, 2005
It can be enlightening to read how a real athlete trains. The following is by Justin Daerr, an age-group triathlete.
Throughout the triathlon season my training schedule is continually changing. During the early part of the year my coach, Joe Friel, and I focus more on strength training and skills. I still spend a fair amount of time on the road, on the trails, and in the pool, but the overall intensity of the sessions is low.