Team Z Adult Group Triathlon Training Program: Abreviations (Cue Sheets, Track, Swim, Bike)

To help out our new folks!  To remind our vets who have fallen asleep….

WEEKEND RIDE CUE SHEET ABBREVIATIONS

  • BL – BEAR LEFT
  • BR – BEAR RIGHT
  • L – LEFT
  • L/R – LEFT THEN QUICK RIGHT
  • QL OR QKL – QUICK LEFT
  • QR OR QKR – QUICK RIGHT
  • R – RIGHT
  • R/L – RIGHT THEN QUICK LEFT
  • S – STRAIGHT
  • SS – STOP SIGN
  • T- T INSTERSECTION
  • TI – TURNS INTO
  • TL – TRAFFIC LIGHT
  • TRO – TO REMAIN ON
  • X – CROSS

SWIM WORKOUT ABBREVIATIONS

  • W/U – WARM UP
  • Z1 – ZONE 1
  • Z2 – ZONE 2
  • Z3 – ZONE 3
  • Z4 – ZONE 4
  • LAP AND LENGTH – UP AND BACK = ONE LAP
  • CHOICE – YOU CHOOSE WHAT STROKE TO SWIM
  • 25’s, 50’s, 100’s, 200’s, etc. –DISTANCE
  • DESCEND – VERY EASY TO LITTLE HARDER TO LITTLE HARDER TO ALL OUT EACH LAP
  • BUILD – EASY AND GRADUALLY BUILD OVER THE COURSE OF THE DISTANCE THEN ALL OUT LAST 5 YARDS
  • RACE PACE – SPEED YOU CAN MAINTAIN FOR THE DISTANCE OF THE SWIM
  • CRUISE – NICE EASY AEROBIC PACE
  • RECOVERY – AS SLOW AS YOU LIKE
  • SET – DESCRIBES A PORTION OF THE WORKOUT
  • INTERVAL – TIME ALLOWED FOR EACH REPITION IN A GIVEN SET
  • ODDS – 1,3,5, etc LAPS
  • EVENS – 2,4,6, etc LAPS

TRACK WORKOUT ABBREVIATIONS – Read More About understanding our track workouts here

  •  W/U – WARM UP
  • Z1 – ZONE 1
  • Z2 – ZONE 2
  • Z3 – ZONE 3
  • Z4 – ZONE 4
  • LRP MP –
  • LRP + 30
  • STRIDES –
  • TP
  • W/D – WARM DOWN
  • PICKUPS –
  • IP –
  • R/2 –
  • TP – TEMPO RUN
  • EXAMPLE: 10′ W/U, 3 strides, 2 x 1600 low to mid Z4 or TP R/2′, 1 x 800 Z4 or TP, W/D. (TEN MINUTE WARM UP, DO THREE STRIDES, THEN DO TWO 1600 METERS IN LOW TO MIDDLE ZONE 4 OR INSTEAD OF TWO SETS OF 1600 METERS DO A TEMPO RUN FOR TWO MINUTES, ONE SET OF 800 METERS IN ZONE 4 OR TEMPO RUN THEN WARM DOWN.

BIKE WORKOUT ABBREVIATIONS Read more here about how to understand our bike workouts

  • W/U – WARM UP
  • W/D – WARM DOWN
  • Z1 – ZONE 1
  • Z2 – ZONE 2
  • Z3 – ZONE 3
  • Z4 – ZONE 4
  • SLD – SINGLE LEG DRILL, PEDAL WITH ONLY ONE LEG, BIG GEARZ5 a/b –SD – SPEED DRILL (Please read THIS for an explanation of each)
  • EXAMPLE: 10′ w/u, 5′ 1/3rd SD, 2 x 12′ Z4 R/5′ Z2 (w/ 1 x 5′ Big Gear). (A TEN MINUTE WARM UP, RIDE FIVE MINUTES WITH 1/3 OF IT SPEED DRILL, TWO TWELVE MINUTES SETS IN ZONE 4, RIDE FIVE MINUTES IN ZONE 2 WITH ONE OF THE FIVE MINUTES IN BIG GEAR)