So, I’m hoping that with the help of some online resources, I can train on my own for my FULL marathon in November (VEGAS baby!). The road is my gym (well, and spin class) – SO, I looked to Google for some answers and found this training schedule that would work PERFECTLY with my schedule.
There are 3 “off” days a week – for me this translates to 3 “cycling/spin” days per week for (LOVE my spin classes! Also super “ups” my cardio). PLUS, it just so happens that if I start this marathon training schedule on Monday, the date of my Marathon (Nov, 13th) lands EXACTLY on the “marathon day” on the schedule!
I wanted to write about this actually not just to blab, but in case anyone had any suggestions – there are SO, SO, SO many blogs, articles, websites, etc. out there with information “how to train for a marathon” – so it’s a little overwhelming.
I know I need to work on strength training (particularly my hips), focus on increasing my distance, and perhaps throw in some speed work in there somewhere. I WILL continue to do cycling/spin classes about 3 days/week because, no matter what anyone says, I KNOW that helps me IMMENSELY with my running (I feel like I could run forever and never be out of breath!) and is OOBER fun. So, that’s that! Any suggestions on increasing distance, speed training, or other cross training is super appreciated!
Thanks for reading!