So, neither training nor competition concentration by fatigue be adversely affected. In addition, a sport medical inquiry is absolute requirement for all ambitious runner, even if not the full distance is chosen for the competition. A performance and health check during the training phase minimizes the risk of overuse and excludes any deficiencies. To the relief of the musculoskeletal system and promote the motivation, it is generally recommended to make the training varied. About every two weeks runner can slide a load training, which consists of other endurance sports, such as walking, cycling or swimming.
So no monotony in the training routine creeps. Training plan decides the phase of preparing for a competition period runs with tempo sessions on personal performance development during the race. The right thing Training improves not only locomotor system and endurance, but optimized also the metabolic activity. An optimal training program for a half-marathon consists of many long, initially slower runs, supplemented with some speed intervals. Beginners need a lead-time of at least seven months. Ambitious recreational athletes who run regularly, can begin up to six weeks prior to the intended half marathon with the intensification phase. During this period, the athletes continuously increases training intensity and miles travelled. Units are useful by beginning 40 to 45 minutes, about four times a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday).
The duration of the race increased steadily so that in week four 60-70 minutes can be run. Strength and endurance improve it constantly. 4 X 400 m intervals with a walking break between sections are suitable for the speed runs. Races of varying length and intensity is important, to vary during the week. At the end of this phase, after about four to five weeks, athletes can definitely use the opportunity at 5 to 10 kilometers races experience the first autumn race and test their proficiency. Two weeks before the half marathon begins the competition phase.
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