Marathon Machine/16 Weeks [INTERMEDIATE]
Tony RichAll plans by this Coach
This intermediate Marathon Machine program is for beginner to intermediate marathon runners preparing for a marathon. Incorporates strength building workouts and hill structured workouts. It incorporates cross training days. The 16 week program incorporates 3 weeks of Base, 6 weeks of Build, and 4 weeks of peak volume that leads into 3 weeks of tapering. Largest peak volume week tops at 2x marathon distance (~52 Miles). Includes recovery weeks and easy days to rest and harvest gains. There is field testing every six weeks to assess advances. Comes with a companion 70+ page eBook , and Running Performance Console spreadsheet based calculators with dashboard.
How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|4:47 hrs||3:00 hrs|
Day Off x1
|0:24 hrs||0:30 hrs|
|0:25 hrs||1:00 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||4:47 hrs||3:00 hrs|
||0:24 hrs||0:30 hrs|
||0:25 hrs||1:00 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor
- 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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