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How to train the race on foot in preseason?

The first thing you have to keep in mind is the principle of training progression.

The triathlon season begins, you are placing your goals on the calendar and to achieve them it is time to get down to work

However How did we start training the race segment during the preseason? Keep reading and we give you some tips

First thing, progression in training

The first thing you have to keep in mind is the principle of training progression.

You finished a few weeks ago in very good physical shape and that may prompt you to resume training like you did at the time, but it's about Start over little by little.

You must haver progression both in the number of days and in the duration and intensity of each day.

Includes running technique exercises

In addition to the race, yes, during this period it is very important that you include exercises that will help you improve in technique y career efficiency

Practice: proprioception, core, stretching, strength training.

Example of a first month of training

Although we must follow the principle of individualization given that each athlete has different characteristics and adaptations and we advise you to find a good coach to carry out your planning

In the following table we propose a scheme for the first month back to workouts running on foot:

Week training
Week 1 2 days: 20-30 minutes continuous running

1 day: Rubber exercises to strengthen / stabilize ankles or proprioception

1 day: core / functional / strength gym work

Week 2 2 days: 20-40 minutes continuous running

2 days: Rubber exercises to strengthen / stabilize ankles or proprioception

2 days: core / functional / strength gym work

Week 3 3 days: 30-40 minutes continuous running or changes of pace at low-medium intensities, technique work

2 days: Rubber exercises to strengthen / stabilize ankles

2 days: core / functional / strength gym work

Week 4 3 days: 40-60 minutes continuous running, changes of pace, technique work

2 days: Rubber exercises to strengthen / stabilize ankles

2 days: core / functional / strength gym work

Common sense, the most important thing

Remember that the most important thing is to be able to reach your goals, so take it easy and common sense basic preparation to face the rest of the season.

Laura García Cervantes

How to train the race on foot in preseason?

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