Easy workouts are critical for athletes’ general endurance. They build basic fitness, help to develop specific muscles and speed up recovery. Sometimes called low heart rate training, such workouts form around 80% of the training plan of every athlete. Both short and long distance.
Over the years I’ve learned a lot through trial and error. Sometimes out of curiosity, but mostly due to stubbornness. Today, as I put together this marathon training nutrition guide, I want to remind myself to remain focused while I train for my first marathon.