Coach Ahmed: Cornerstones of a Successful Training Plan

If you're going the self-coached route this year, run your plan through this checklist for the best results.

As the off-season gives way to the pre-season, many triathletes are beginning to refine their race schedule. Part of that process might involve a decision on whether to re-hire a coach, sign on with a new one, or try a new, self-coached approach. If you're going the solo route—or are just looking for feedback—check your program against these five aspects of a winning training plan.

— Read this article on Ironman.com