Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P goes all beginner with some great user submitted questions. Find out how you should safely become a runner (off the couch) and why 26 miles per week is a better goal than 26 miles on race day. Other topics such […]
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Re-Thinking the Marathon Running Schedule: A Pace Based Approach
Not all marathon running schedules are created equal, and your training might be suffering because of it. This isn’t the case for everyone, but it’s especially true if you run slower than 9-minute miles during your long runs. Here’s how you can adapt your training plan.
Part 4: Eight Couch to Marathon Baby Steps
While the marathon is your own personal adventure to navigate, rest assured that thousands more have done the same. You can use their experience as your road map. As a coach who has helped countless athletes reach the finish line, I am going to let you in on one simple secret for your preparation: Take […]
Key Couch To Marathon Training Secret: Keep It Social
Author’s Note: This is the second installment in our new “Couch to Marathon” instructional series designed to help newbie marathoners make the most of their first race (first one is here). From training to racing information, we’ll cover the fundamentals that all beginner runners should know. If you have any additional questions, please find us […]
Three Key Goal Setting Tips for Couch to Marathon Runners
Structured properly, training for and racing a marathon can be a relativley simple and fun experience. Here are three tips to help you keep your marathon journey simple and effective.