I made the plan very well. between trainings, I put sprint start, olympic distance and half-iron into it. And in the weeks leading up to these events, I did looser training. In my opinion, the most important workouts in the plan are those (Split Brick Race Pace) a few weeks before full IM. It gave me a huge amount of mental readiness for the event. It wasn’t a typical IronMan, just my own project at the distance of a full Iron Man
Same here. I always found it a bit presumptuous that a plan could say what the workout is and how long it can take you. As a triathlete, I am a SLOW runner. I can never do any timed running workout at the speeds they dictate.
Do the workout at the EFFORT intended, in whatever time that takes you.
That’s where I will probably end up more often than not. But I suppose when you read any of the ironman books they always recommend training by time. Hence why I was wondering. But if time allows I plan on doing the distance. Otherwise I will try scale it back to do the time.