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As above The 'standard' training plans are 30 weeks, so you are not behind that much.However they start with about an 6-8 hour traniing week..... (I think) with 2-3 * 30 min runs, 2-3 * 1-2 hour bikes and 2-3 30 min swims. However, this is just to get you into the swing of training every day.... before volume training ramps up. If week 1 is killing you........
This will increase to 12 hrs+ up to 20hrs a week for the bonkers/committed.
However, on race day you will be exercising between say 12hr and 17hrs depending on your speed, so I think its a fair idea to do at least that level of training in a whole week instead of 1 day at some point...???
Perhaps those that went from nothing to IM n a year can give better guidance on this one...?
you need slag to come and tell you.he was close to all the cut offs on the day but made it......
IMW isn't really an IM to try and wing it on, the bike course will eat you up and spit you out if you're not prepared for it!