If you have already started your practise for running a marathon, then you will agree that it is not a cakewalk. Running a marathon requires dedication and determination and more than that a set plan on how to reach your target. And hence, it is important to get good coaching and follow the tips of your coach before you start to run. To run a marathon successfully you need to have a reputable training program to build the strength and stamina to reach your target. It requires a consistent and efficient training from day one. You may also like to read about dos and don’ts you must follow while running on a treadmill by Boston Marathon coach.
In this video, Rick Muhr, Endurance and Running Coach, Boston Marathon and Octane Fitness, says that the first and foremost tip to run a marathon is to find a reputable training program and most importantly to follow it to the T. And as no two days are the same, you need to make sure you adjust your training schedule and the workouts based on your health and the environment. So making the necessary changes in your fitness routine to fit your day is the key. The next important point to bear in mind is to be consistent with your schedule. Yes, because running two miles on day one and then walking a km on day two won’t help you to reach your target. Make sure you run no more than four to five days a week with a day or two of rest. Do not go overboard with your running and don’t increase the miles by a lot during the initial days as most people tend to be enthusiastic and actually do that. This is because it will only leave you injured, making you inconsistent in your training and also lead to frustration, affecting your mental well-being Hence, the tip is to go slow and be consistent. Here are meal plans and running tips to run the marathon like a pro.
NOTE: TheHealthsite.com caught up with Rick Muhr, Endurance and Running coach, Boston Marathon and Octane fitness, who was invited to Mumbai by Trinity Health Tech to promote Octane Fitness zero runner. As an endurance and marathon coach, Rick has trained many athletes and marathon runners.
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Published: December 27, 2016 11:49 am