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Important points of attention

The training schedule

General preparation period

Start: 20 weeks of target.
End: 12 weeks of target.
Weeks: 8

How often What and how Duration/Distance
2 x a week long easy endurance run pace 1 60 to 90 minutes *
2 x a week average long run pace 2 45 to 60 minutes
2 x every three weeks average long run pace 2 30 to 45 minutes
At most once every three weeks intensive endurance run pace 3 30 to 45 minutes

Explanation *

Not 90 minutes the first week, but gradually build up each week.


Specific preparation period

Start: 12 weeks before target.
End: 6 weeks before target.
Weeks: 6

How often What and how Duration/Distance
1 x a week long easy endurance run pace 1 60 to 90 minutes
2 x a week average long run pace 2 45 to 60 minutes
1 x every two weeks intensive endurance run pace 3 * 30 to 45 minutes
1 x every two weeks sailing game 30 to 45 minutes
1 x a week interval training: extensive long ** distance 4km to 6km

Explanation *

Or competition (certainly not in full).


Explanation **

Pace:
95% (first 3 weeks)
100% (last 3 weeks)

Distances:
600m 800m 1000m 1500m 2000m
for example: 5x 1000m

Pause:
work:rest ratio 1:0.5 dribbling


Intensive period

Start: 6 weeks before target.
End: 2 weeks before target.
Weeks: 4

How often What and how Duration/Distance
1 x a week long easy run pace 1 * 60 to 90 minutes
1 x a week slow endurance run pace 1 30 to 45 minutes
1 x a week average long run pace 2 45 to 60 minutes
1 x a week interval training: intensive long ** distance 4km to 6km
1 x a week interval training: in/ex short *** distance 3km to 5km

Explanation *

Finish: 5 x 100m (break: 100m dribbling).


Explanation **

Pace:
105%

Distances:
600m 800m 1000m 1500m
for example: 4x 1000m

Pause:
work:rest ratio 1:2 dribbling


Explanation ***

Pace:
extensive (first 2 weeks)
intensive (last 2 weeks)

Distances:
100m 200m 300m 400m
for example: 10x 400m

Pause:
60 to 90 seconds of dribbling (extensive)
2 to 3 minutes of dribbling (intensive)


The last two weeks

Method 1

  • About ten days before the competition you do an intensive interval training.
  • About six days before the race you do a speed game of 50 minutes.
  • Endurance training at tempo 1 and 2 should be continued until three days before the race. Reduce the size.
  • The day before the race you run for half an hour with some quick links.

Method 2

Reduce exercise size by 80 to 90 percent in the week before the match, with other words only do 10 to 20 percent of what you do toughest week I've done. It is the intention to last week 400 meter intervals to be done in 5 km or 10 km pace. Start the week with 6/7 reps. do it every day one less. Finish with 2 . two days before the match reps. The last day you rest.

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