Training Plan Questions (86)

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Plantar fasciitis - advice on training intensity sought

Hi all, hi Eric, I've been diagnosed with PF on my right heel last week (pain has been around for about a month and I also ran my first "m…

Started by Katharina Wabnitz

0 Aug 5, 2021

Chanching HR and SP zones throughout 5-month program.

I strained my calf while getting ready for the 5-month program (too much too soon), which I will finally be starting for the 2nd time on Tu…

Started by Andres Araoz Ardaya

6 Oct 30, 2019
Reply by Eric Orton

Training Peak Plan - Cool Impossible

Hi All, I have been using Training peaks to automatically download my Cool Impossible workouts to my Garmin each morning. It is really gre…

Started by Ben Lynch

3 Mar 14, 2019
Reply by Shayne Francis

Starting training plan with femoro patellar syndrom

Hi Eric, I am recovering from a femoro patellar syndrom and I would like to start your training program. Is there any exercice I should avo…


0 Aug 11, 2018

using the training plan in training peaks

Hi Eric, I just did my 1 mile test and went to log in my heart rate bpm, but the directions you give don't quite match up with the training…

Started by Holly Candage

2 Feb 24, 2017
Reply by Holly Candage

20-week marathon plan question

Several warm-ups include the instruction in Training Peaks for 5x30 second speed ups. Do these include a rest interval in between (like the…

Started by Scott

2 Jul 8, 2016
Reply by Scott

Pace/HRZ for Race while in middle of training

So I am in week 14 of the cool impossible and am really enjoying it. I am working up to Ultras and ran my 1st 25k in April. I have a trail…

Started by Steve Swanson

3 Jul 6, 2016
Reply by Steve Swanson

Typo in Phase 1, week 9, day 3?

Hi, Thank you so much for your book, it really has changed my life! I just have a short question: The main set of the workout for phase 1,…

Started by Sabine Anders

0 Jun 26, 2016

200 mile race training plan

Anyone have or know where to find a 200mi race training plan? Eric Orton, do you have one? I'm going to do Bigfoot 200 and have no clue on…

Started by George Blancas

1 Dec 16, 2015
Reply by Eric Orton


I have the audiobook. Is there any place to print the plans?

Started by Tina

4 Oct 20, 2015
Reply by Robert Burpee


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