Marathon Machine/20 Weeks [EXPERIENCED]
Tony RichAll plans by this Coach
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This Marathon Machine program is for experienced marathon runners (More than 3 years of long-course running experience and Boston Qualifiers) preparing for goal marathon. Incorporates strength building workouts, hill structured workouts and cross training. The 20 week program incorporates 4 weeks of Base, 8 weeks of Build, and 5 weeks of peak volume that leads into 3 weeks of tapering. Largest peak volume week tops at 2.5x marathon distance (~65 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 race logistics, and Running Performance Console spreadsheet based calculators with dashboard.
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|5:28 hrs||3:00 hrs|
Day Off x1
|0:21 hrs||0:30 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||5:28 hrs||3:00 hrs|
||0:21 hrs||0:30 hrs|
Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- Heart Rate Monitor