Mind over marathon. Whether you are training for your first marathon or your twentieth, 26.2 miles is a mental challenge as well as a physical one. Here are a few mental tips to help you master Philadelphia Marathon weekend:
You've been putting in the miles and after last week's 5 mile long run you are ready for a slight cut back week. Incorporating planned cut back or down weeks into your training schedule is important for boosting recovery, preventing injury, and keeping you from overtraining.