I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon. This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week
7 in the training cycle. This week had some challenging workouts!
As I have been for the majority of this training cycle, 75% of my workouts have been on the treadmill. I had 2 different speed work sessions this week, and I know that there would have been no way to meet those paces outdoors without keeling over from heat stroke.
Everything seems to be clicking together for me on this training cycle. I have put forth an effort to eat cleaner, I am getting in my cross-training and strength training each week. I’ve just got to keep pushing through and continuing the forward progress!
Chicago Marathon Training – Week 7:
Monday – 1 mile w/up & c/down 7x.50 mi at 5k pace with 0.1 mi recovery
Tuesday – 30 minutes on recumbant bike; strength session focusing on bi’s, tri’s, shoulders, glutes, and quads; 1:00 plank.
Wednesday – 1 mile w/up & c/down, 4 miles at 10k pace; 1:00 plank
Thursday – Rest; 1:00 plank
Friday – Strength session focusing on bi’s, tri’s, shoulders, glutes, and quads; 4 miles easy on treadmill.
Saturday – 14 miles easy.
Sunday – Rest.
Total Miles = 30