to take part in an 18-week marathon-training programme. Although the participants were reasonably fit at the start of the study, none of them had completed a marathon. In fact, most werent even running 10 miles a week before beginning the programme
Q I have recently discovered that when Im training and racing hard I end up suffering from a terrible sore throat. I eat a well balanced diet, take multi-vitamins and have tried echinacea. Should I take antibiotics, cut down on the alcohol I dont think I drink excessively fo...
programme successful is to get the right balance between the work (volume and effort levels) and opportunity for recovery (sleep, relaxation, easy/rest days etc). The ideal balance will differ for individuals, but lifestyle and age are important factors
in an injury. My current routine of two three-milers a week, has led to a 50-minute 10K PB: isn’t this enough to break four hours?A Many runners have achieved good marathon times off relatively low mileage, while some feel that they can’t function properly
Q. I train four to five times a week, including hills and a couple of interval sessions. However, each time I increase my training, by even a modest distance or pace, my muscles are too stiff and sore to undertake the next days session. What can I do?A. You need to ask yoursel...
your washing loads (unless you dont mind smelly kit), and the novelty value of that soon wears off! There are other disadvantages, too. If you are training for a marathon, you still have to do the very long run two 10-milers are not as beneficial
it became obsessive. OK, I'm never going to win anything, but I have got satisfactory results from such training. My PBs are 1:37 for a half-marathon (four runs per week), and 3:52 for the marathon. – Mr BumpUse your past experience to inform the present
) 40 1:30 3:10 6:45 (cover approx 950m) 45 1:40 3:30 7:30 (cover approx 850m) 50 1:50 4:00 8:10 (cover approx 800m) 55 2:00 4:20 8:45 (cover approx 750m) 60 2:15 4:40 9:15
for someone in their 40s, because maximum heart rate declines as we get older. The rough rule of thumb for estimating your age-predicted maximum heart rate is to subtract 0.8 times your age from 214 for men, or subtract 0.9 times your age from 209 for women
Standfirst: The focus of weeks 1-4 of your 15-week scheduleAuthor:Pics:Issue date: Feb-May01 / xref Ultimate schedsKeywords:uan125--All of the preparation that youve carefully done so far now allows you to progress smoothly into your longest
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