People are often shocked when I tell them I run 6 days a week. Honestly, if I would’ve told myself a year or two ago that I’d be running 6 days a week, I would not have believed me. I never EVER thought I could be someone who runs most days of the week and since I started running long distances, I always ran 3-4 days a week, MAX. I even trained for a marathon using the Run Less, Run Faster Method, which prescribes 3 days of running a week. But as I kept reading about different training methods, I kept seeing references to this Hanson Method plan.
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Let me preface this by saying that I think the best plan for you is such an individualized process. However, I know when I was considering this training plan, I was eager to hear from middle of the pack runners like me so I thought sharing my experience might be helpful.
The plan essentially builds you up to six days a week of running. It is hard and based on the...