12 week Beginners Marathon Plan - From Olympic triathlete Tony Dodds
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This is a 12 week building Marathon plan.
Over the years I have seen successful and failed programs. The most successful programs are usually the most boring ones! Do not over complicate it! keep the repetitiveness and consistency up, you may not see it in the first few weeks, but keep at it and you will see by the end!
Hold yourself accountable, and get to work.
This program builds up from a 45min run all the way to a 2hr 30min long run by the end. Starting this program you should be able to complete a 40min run without stopping.
There are 2 Core/Strength programs most weeks (Only short). if you find this too much then use that as another rest day!
If you want a more individual program after, and get more in depth about progression, email me at evolvetriathloncoaching.com
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
|Workouts||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
|3:36 hrs||2:30 hrs|
Day Off x2
|0:34 hrs||0:30 hrs|
|Workouts Per Week||Weekly Average||Longest Workout|
||3:36 hrs||2:30 hrs|
||0:34 hrs||0:30 hrs|