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Hal Higdon: Beginning Runner's Guide--The 30/30 Plan

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Hal Higdon: Beginning Runner's Guide--The 30/30 Plan


Hal Higdon

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5 Weeks

Plan Description

Hal Higdon: Beginning Runner's Guide--The 30/30 Plan: This is my Basic 30/30 Plan. It is for beginning runners, true novices, those of you who never have run before, but who would like to become a runner, whether for fitness or to some day run a marathon. This is how you begin. The 30/30 Plan features 30 minutes of walking/running for 30 consecutive days. If you think you need more time to get in shape, you can lengthen your 30 days to 60 days by running and walking every other day. Choose my 30/60 plan instead.

For more information, check the Beginning Runner's Guide on my website:

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x6
03:00:00 00:30:00
Day Off x1
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
03:00:00 00:30:00
Day Off
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Training Load By Week

Hal Higdon

Hal Higdon Communications

Hal Higdon is a Contributing Editor for Runner's World, that magazine's longest lasting writer, Hal's having contributed an article to RW's second issue in 1966. He also is the author of more than three dozen books, including Marathon: The Utimate Training Guide and the recently published Hal Higdon's Half Marathon Training and Run Fast (3rd edition).

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