Marathon training: Advice for beginners

As we’ve mentioned time and again, the Marathon race is the holy grail for almost every runner in the world. Besides, it has become a very popular event in the last decades. The 26.2 miles (42.195 km) an athlete has to cover before they reach the finish line is very demanding. Without a doubt, there are a lot of things that require thorough planning; not only for the race itself, but mainly during the Marathon training period.

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ScienceTraining: So much more than a training app

When it comes down to designing the most user-friendly training app for coaches and athletes, there is a seemingly endless list of aspects to take into consideration. Up till a few years ago, logs, spreadsheets, paperwork — not to mention guesswork — was the average coach’s daily grind. 

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Build athletes their training plans for Ironman, now

Building training plans for Ironman triathlon is probably the most enjoyable and, at the same time, challenging process for coaches. Not only for the level of difficulty entailed by such a demanding race; but also for the multitude of elements that every coach must take into consideration. In other words: guesswork does not fit in Ironman training!

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Your first Ironman won’t be your last

“I will become an Ironman.” Yes, you already know, maybe all too well, what I mean with this phrase. It is every triathlete’s hope; you dream about it, train hard for it, you imagine yourself triumphant running across the red carpet. And, surely, you replay in your mind — time and again —  four magic words: “You are an Ironman”. 

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Endurance coaching for the world championship

World championship; a milestone for every endurance coach in the world! Setting up an endurance coaching plan for your athlete(s) requires deep knowledge, attention to every detail, and data collection; then, there’s continuous monitoring and testing — among other things. 

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Marathon training while leading a normal life

Marathon events have become very popular in the last decade. Thousands of all-level runners, from elite athletes to hobbyists, participate every year in Marathon races — well, before Covid-19. Such a long-distance event (26.2 mi/ 42.1 km), requires a well-structured Marathon training plan; that is, if you want to perform well and, while at it, enjoy the race. 

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Why you should run a Marathon Authentic

When runners speak of the ‘Marathon Authentic’, there’s only one place that comes to their mind: Kallimarmaro, Athens; aka, Panathenaic Stadium. Yes, the Marathon Authentic is the Athens Marathon; the mother of Marathons! Even though we won’t be having the pleasure of running in the Marathon this year — due to the COVID-19 outbreak —  we thought that we should at least write an honorary post about it! 

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Ironman training in a year? We’ve got you covered

The journey is about to begin! You’ve already registered for your first Ironman race, and you can’t wait to jump into your Ironman training. You are full of motivation but, at the same time, your mind is filled with the most common question of first-timers: Can I do it?

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Here’s how you can use science to train for Ironman

There is a very strong relationship between performance in sports events and scientific guidance. In the past decades, science has turned into a game-changer in maximizing performance; both professional and amateur athletes — and coaches, too — come to invest even more in this direction. Naturally, athletes who train for Ironman couldn’t fall behind this trend. 

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