You have clocked your best time to date. However, we all know that pushing yourself further matters.
But if you want to take on a slightly more challenging workout without having the pressures of facing the pro's in your next race or training session, we have you covered with this 30-minute strength training exercise.
Before we begin
These workouts have been specially created by Glen Gore, a triathlon/swim and multisport coach, with years of experience on how to improve on your training. This workout consists of seven powerful workouts that can improve your muscle tone and form. You can find the rest of the workout along with other workout exercises to challenge you here. It is important to remember to pace yourself and listen to your body. Consulting with a physician and nutritionist can also help you get the most out of any training session. Let’s get started!
Remember to never skip warm-ups as it gets the blood flowing. Keep your rest periods between all routines to a minimum. For your warm-up start with 4 sets of 20-25 sit-ups. Including a good stretch will improve your mobility and also assist you in getting the most out of these exercises. Remember to substitute your equipment if you do not have access to a gym.
Exercise 1 & 2 combo
If you are doing this training at home, you can use a resistance band or dumbbells to target your biceps and triceps.
This type of training can increase the flexibility of the shoulder region, especially for triathletes that are aiming to swim more effectively with a better technique.
Start with light workouts and gradually work your way to heavier weights once you feel comfortable. The key is to listen to your body without putting too much strain on it to avoid injury. Get access to the rest of this challenging workout through our downloadable PDF and other challenging intermediate training exercises that can give you the push you need from our expert coaches.