Question of the Week “How can I reduce my training time to get max results?”

Coach Brad,
Yesterday I completed my first Ironman 70.3 (actually 69.1 because the swim got cancelled) but I got a horrible time. I don’t think I prepared enough. I workout 5 to 6 times (swim, bike, run) but my workouts have to be 45-60 minutes long because I work full time, go to school full time and I have 2 small children. Not making excuses, just need to know what kind of workouts I can do that will get ready for the next one. Thanks, man. –¬†Camille

Camille; that is a good question.  I would do the following things.
I would start working out at home and add in some bodyweight and simple exercises.

First warmup for 15 minutes – Check out these warmup workouts

Workout #1
20 Minute As Many Rounds as Possible
10 burpees
Sprint 200 meters
10 box jumps (or step ups) with 24 inch box
Sprint 200 meters

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