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Weight Loss Training Plan Level 2

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Weight Loss Training Plan Level 2


Coach Thomas - Greenmoor Running

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4 Weeks

Plan Description

This weight loss training plan are designed to build on your level 0 or 1 achievements to level 2 (being able to walk/run steady half an hour).

Firstly you need to be patient in the startup face. There are no shortcuts, if you wish to lose weight by running and build strength and endurance.

In this weight loss program, we will be working at getting your body to climatize itself to running, i.e. a slow progression from walking to running. You should repeat this program until you are capable of completing week 4 within a margin of 90%-110% completion). When you are ready to add another workout day toyour sceduale, you should progress to Level 3.

This level is especially good at making you drop ppounds of unwanted fat, and at the same time, slowly building muscle mass. While you build muscles, your biomotor will also start to burn fat more efficiently, as long as you stay in the designated training zones. The key to getting a better fat burning process is endurance and you build that, by going further, not faster.
The goal of this plan is to get 4 weeks of steady run/walk in your legs:
Week 1-4: 2 days of walking/running a week

This training plan can berepeated until your feel confident to progress to level 3

You will be instructed to use the Rate of Percieved Exertion scale in conjunction with a Talk Test. This is intended to make you keep a pace that feels natural, comfortable and almost no strain to you. As a rule of thumb, you should be able to have a normal conversation at this pace. For some this pace will be only slightly faster than walking, others will be jogging. You should in no circumstances exceed 9:40 minutes per mile (6:00 min/km).

If you are in doubt, do not hesitate to reach out to your coach or the Greenmoor Running community.

If you buy a premium subscription at Greenmoor Running, you will get access to this training plan, and a personal coach will guide you through it, with feedback after each periodization.

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Training Plan Sample Week


Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Run x2
00:44:00 00:30:00
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
00:44:00 00:30:00

Training Load By Week

Coach Thomas - Greenmoor Running

Greenmoor Running

A runner, coach and thinker, he combines theory and praxis to help beginners and experienced runners reach their goals, and more importantly, to set and reach new goals.
Apart from his passion of running he has a masters degree in philosophy of education, and lectured at university. He applies his knowledge and insights in philosophy and psychology to the praxis of coaching, which is the foundation of the Greenmoor Running Method.

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