HOW DO YOU TRAIN ENDURANCE FOR ULTRA TRAILS OVER 200 KM?
It is a question that is often asked to the TRM Coaches by those who are approaching ultra distances. They wonder how they will cope with such incredible races. Obviously, no one during the training sessions, for example preparing a race like the Tor des Geants, will ever run 330 km. But yet it is clear for everybody that it is necessary to “train” the mental part, heart and legs to sustain a prolonged effort for hours and days. At last it is a mix of things: endurance, qualitative and specific jobs, general athletic training and nutrition, as well as mental training. Here is a workout performed by the #TRMTeam,*Recommended Only* for expert long distances Trail Runners:
➡FRIDAY: Lipid run on the flat 1H
➡SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Trail Running 52 Km, 3000m D+, MODERATE INTENSITY
➡SUNDAY MORNING: 55 Km training race (Trail Marganai), 3800m D+, MODERATE INTENSITY. One of TRM endurance athletes and TRM Coach Marco Mori, ranked 7° overall. Watch the video TRAIL MARGANAI – SARDINIA
You get *2 big advantages* from this training: simulate the fatigue of an endurance race, improve the ability to support discomfort. FIND out more about our training programs ? TRAIL RUNNING PROGRAMS