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The Common Sense Coach: Essential Marathon Training Elements

Coach Carl explains what training elements you'll need each week as you prepare for a marathon.

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Welcome to the Common Sense Coach’s marathon training. In this video series, coach Carl Leivers, who has helped collegians, beginners, and competitive adults achieve their running goals, takes you through how to train for and race your best marathon, explaining workouts and strategies in an approachable, practical — and smart —  way.

In this episode, Coach Carl introduces the five essential elements of every marathon training plan and discusses how best to fit them into a training week.

Next: Learn about three essential types of long runs you’ll need to get ready for the marathon.

Catching up? Start with the first episode: Marathon Training Prerequisites.

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