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Ealing Half Marathon: getting in your stride!

Written by Harry Rogers   Posted in:Lifestyle   August 14, 2015

Ealing Half Marathon: getting in your stride!

Phase II - weeks 5 to 8

Hopefully by this point you should have noticed a significant improvement in your stamina and general muscle strength, as well as being comfortable in your training regime.
 

Week 5:

 
Sunday 75 minute run
Monday Rest
Tuesday 40 minute jog
Wednesday Rest
Thursday 45 fast jog, 15 minute slow run, 25 minute easy run
Friday Core strengthening
Saturday 75 minute long run
 

Week 6:

 
Sunday 10 mile long run
Monday Rest
Teusday 45 minute easy jog
Wednesday Rest
Thursday 45 minute run, 10 minute easy run, 5 minute walk, 20 minute 70% run
Friday Core strengthening
Saturday 15 x hill run, walk back down recovery
 

Week 7: Recovery Week

 
Sunday 50 minute run
Monday Rest
Teusday 30 minute run
Wednesday Rest
Thursday 40 minute run
Friday Core strengthening
Saturday 30 minute run
 

Week 8:

 
Sunday 12 mile long run
Monday Rest
Teusday 45 minute run
Wednesday Rest
Thursday 60 minute run
Friday Core strengthening
Saturday 45 minute fast jog
 
 
Weeks 5 to 9 is a big step up in the distances you’ve been running compared to your first month of training. It is incredibly important that you support you body by staying well hydrated and fed to allow your muscle to recover as fast as possible.
 
If you have any questions please email me at harry@bridgetohealth.co.uk


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