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Getting Started - 8 week Strength Endurance Training Plan by Eric Orton


Eric Orton

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8 Weeks

Plan Description

This plan is designed for runners just finishing the Getting Started - 6 week training plan and also perfect for beginning runners who have been running on and off for 4-8 weeks and are ready to start building more strength endurance.
In the program you will start to build strength by doing short hill runs, 10 minute barefoot runs, as well as endurance building runs. You will need a heart rate monitor for this program.

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x6
3:05 hrs 1:00 hrs
Day Off x2
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
3:05 hrs 1:00 hrs
Day Off
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Training Load By Week

Eric Orton


Triathlon, running, cycling.

Provide coaching services for professional and age group athletes. Services include Personal Coaching and Online Plan.

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