Take it easy over the holidays when training for a marathon

2012-12-29 00:00

HOLIDAYS are often seen as a time to bump up the training, but many would regard the festive break as a time to recover.

Given this, it is clear why many consider the festive week as a great time to cram in the distance, but in many cases this may be a mistake. Keep in mind that there are six to seven weeks after the holidays to prepare for a qualifier and this is almost an ideal build-up period.

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