Zero to Ultra – START YOUR JOURNEY – series with Tim Pigott from HP3 Coaching (episode #1)

by Jun 29, 2020100 milers, 50 milers, Beginners, Training, Ultra0 comments

Written by Claire Maxted

June 29, 2020

In this new series with coach Tim Pigott from HP3 Coaching, Tim explains how to start your journey into ultra running, covering all the things you need to think about to start training for your dream race! Next episode coming soon!

0:00 Who is Tim?
1:40 Why? – Your reasons for running an ultra and what your dream race looks like
3:33 First tip – there will be a lot of walking, so…
4:48 Building your plan – what is your fitness level right now and how long do you have to train?
5:32 What’s your goal for the race? Just finish or performance?
6:08 How to do a ‘needs analysis’ for your training plan
6:52 Second tip – build up your training slowly because…
7:13 Third tip – Focus on time not distance because…
8:25 Conclusion & any Q’s for Tim, get in touch on Instagram @Tim_Pigott

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