We are all about all people moving to be more fitness forward. Running is an excellent form of exercise to do just that! Check out our Running Tips and Resources to learn about improving your overall running performance and reduce your risk for injury. Related to training plans, Dr. Peter McMillan, PT, DPT, our runner and endurance athlete expert, has put together a few different training plans to meet you where you’re at with your current training or history of training. Please take a look at the training plans below that fit your starting point and the event you look to participate in. Need help? Don’t hesitate to reach out to Peter, firstname.lastname@example.org or schedule an appointment. If you don’t have pain and want a more customized plan, check out our Performance Training options. If you’re currently limited by pain, then schedule a Physical Therapy visit with us.
5k Training Plans
10k Training Plans
Half Marathon Training Plan
50k Training Plan
Cross Training Resources
Notice that the plans do reference cross training. This can be a blend of other endurance activities such as walking, hiking, biking, and swimming as well as mobility and strength work. We would recommend at least 2 days, if not 3, of strength work to compliment your running training. Check out our Blog and YouTube resources below for more guidance with this.
Lower Body Mobility Work
Strengthening for Runners
Here’s some blog resources we have to help give you some guidance and options with strength training:
- 5 Strength Exercises for Runners
- Our top 5 exercises to give you the most bang for your buck
- Strength Progression Charts
- Want a quick visual of our to progress your strength, check out our charts that match our YouTube video playlists
- Various types of workouts to mix up your strength training on your own
- Resources for mixing in your strength with time with your kids and family
If you want to self explore some more strength, check out our core and hip (lower body) strengthening playlists below:
Core Strengthening Playlist
Lower Body Strengthening Playlists
So, if you thought you were just getting some running training plans, we gave you that and way more! Not sure where to start, check out our Performance Training options and we’d be happy to get you in for a performance training evaluation and give you a more customized plan for your needs. Pain limiting your training? Then schedule a Physical Therapy visit with us and we’ll help you get your pain down, keep it from coming back, and help you move forward stronger and better off than you are currently.
Your Healing Motion PT Team