Kayaking Training Plans

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Here is a training plan which I am using. You can use it as a guide or even modify it to suit your preferences.

Normal Plans

Monday
REST
Tuesday
Phyiscal: Running & Gym
Wednesday
Long distance rowing(focus on technique rather than speed)
Thursday
Circuit training & Long distance run
Friday
REST
Saturday
Long distance rowing or 4 sets of 1000m,500m,250m sprint
Sunday
Optional

 

Race Periods for kayak sprinting(when races are approaching)

Monday REST
Tuesday Phyiscal: Endurances & speed weights
Wednesday Repeating sets of 1000m,500m,250m sprint
Thursday Long distance run with sprint interval
Friday REST
Saturday Repeat sets of 1000m,500m,250m sprint
Sunday Optional

 

Race Periods for kayaking marathon(when races are approaching)

Monday REST
Tuesday Phyiscal: Endurances & speed weights
Wednesday

Long distance paddling of 16km in 1.5hrs

(Include practices for wash hanging/wash riding and proper paddling techniques)

Thursday Long distance run with sprint interval
Friday REST
Saturday Long distance paddling of 16km in 1.5hrs
Sunday Optional