Our partners at Coopah are delighted to announce that for the first time ever, personalised training plans for the Rob Burrow Leeds Marathon are now live on the app.
To celebrate the start of training for your biggest challenge yet, they have put together some tips and tricks for training for the marathon....
Training for a marathon is a big undertaking and requires a lot of dedication and hard work. It's important to start training early and to follow a consistent training schedule to ensure that you are properly prepared for the race.
Here are a few tips to help you get started:
- Consult with a doctor: Before you start training, it's important to consult with a healthcare professional to ensure that you are physically able to handle the demands of marathon training.
- Set a goal: Determine your goal for the marathon, whether it's to finish the race, achieve a personal best time, or something else. This will help you focus your training and stay motivated.
- Create a training plan: It is vital to include a mix of long runs, shorter runs, and cross-training activities in your plan. The easiest way to get a personalised training plan is by downloading Coopah.
- Stay consistent: Consistency is key when it comes to marathon training. Try to stick to your training plan as closely as possible and make sure to include rest and recovery days.
- Gradually increase your distance: Don't try to do too much too soon. Gradually increase your distance over time to avoid injury and burnout. The best way to ensure this is again by using Coopah
- Stay hydrated and fuel your body: Proper nutrition and hydration are important for marathon training. Make sure to drink plenty of water and fuel your body with the right balance of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.
- Remember to listen to your body and make adjustments to your training as needed. With the right mindset and training plan, you can successfully prepare for your marathon
- Stay safe in the winter months, you can read the Coopah winter training tips here
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