8 week Intermediate Half Marathon Plan
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Welcome to the Exponential Performance Coaching 8 week half marathon training plan. In this training plan Sport Scientist and Endurance Coach Matty Graham of Exponential Performance Coaching provides intermediate athletes a step by step guide to physically prepare them for their best half marathon performance.
Along with this it provides you with critical training and racing nutrition information. This training plan is aimed at maximising the athletes training time with high-quality specific training sessions.
The training plan is prescribed base on training time with training intensity based on heart rate or rating of perceived exertion.
The training plan includes a field-based test to calculate heart rate zones based on an estimated anaerobic threshold heart rate.
It is assumed that athletes starting this training plan are currently run 2-3x per week for 45 min – 1 hour
This programme includes
-An 8 week progressive periodised plan that can be started at any time
-Detailed daily training sessions
-Training and racing nutrition handbook
-Field test to track your performance and calculate your personalised heart rate zones
- A free Training Peaks account
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It is advised that you consult your physician or health care professional before performing any exercise, especially if you have any chronic or recurring condition, and/or if you are pregnant, nursing, or elderly.
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How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|4:13 hrs||2:00 hrs|
Day Off x3
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||4:13 hrs||2:00 hrs|
Training Load By Week
- This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
- Access your training plan anywhere on the TrainingPeaks mobile and desktop apps.
- Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
- Plan for your event in the TrainingPeaks calendar.
- Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
- Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.
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