Free Expert Tips To Train For A Marathon Need advice to run a marathon? Or maybe you want to complete your 42km in a faster time? Check out these free expert tips and nutritional advice to assist your training.
To get better at the 2.4km, how long and how fast should I run when training?
Running slower for a longer duration (60-90 minutes) depletes glycogen from your slow-twitch (endurance) muscles, according to Peter Snell, PhD, a University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center researcher. This then allows the fast-twitch (speed) muscles to undergo a similar depletion, which trains them.