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16 Wk - Advanced Marathon Plan: 3:30 or faster

Author

Suzanne Atkinson, MD. National & World Champion Coach, Author & Founder of Steel City

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Length

16 Weeks

Plan Description

Why Buy From Steel City Endurance?
∙Flexible, detailed plan from world class coach Suzanne Atkinson, MD
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Testimonials


My first tri this summer, I knocked 4+ minutes off my 1/2 mile swim. - David Young, Triathlete

I also REALLY like that I have a coach that is thinking outside the box. - Mike Quigley, Leadville 100 finisher


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Is this plan for you?
This is an advanced 16 Week Marathon plan. Consider this plan if you:
∙Currently run 25-30 miles per week
∙Completed your most recent marathon in 3:30 or faster
∙Currently do a weekly 8-10 mile run without any difficulty
∙Have been training at your current load for at least 4-6 weeks injury free.

Other Plan Features
∙Progressive Periodization in Four Proven Phases
∙Every 4th week is a recovery week
∙Periodized Strength, Core & Mobility Training
∙Race Specific Training increases each block
∙Opportunity for monthly racing (5k, 10k, Half) prior to race day

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Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x6
39mi 22mi
Strength x3
00:01:00 00:10:00
Day Off x1
—— ——
Custom x1
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run
39mi 22mi
Strength
00:01:00 00:10:00
Day Off
—— ——
Custom
—— ——

Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

Suzanne Atkinson

Steel City Endurance, LTD

Coaching philosophy: "We are capable of more than we think we are."

Working with Outward Bound Wilderness taught me that we can push ourselves far beyond our preconceived physical and emotional limits. Suzanne excels at both technical instruction in swim, run & cycling skills as well as exercise science & evidence based periodized training for maximum performance.


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