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How I Train For The Berlin Marathon

By August 29, 2023No Comments
floris gierman training for berlin marathon

Today I posted a new video with an inside look of my recent training week to get ready for the Berlin Marathon 2023. With low heart rate runs, fartleks, tempo sessions, cross training and more!

Whether you are a seasoned runner or just getting started on your running journey, I’ll share advice to improve in your training and racing.

CLICK HERE to watch this new video on YouTube.

Some of the topics covered:
00:00 – my marathon training week
00:31 – Monday: aerobic run 11 miles / 17.7km
02:30 – Ice bath session and push ups
02:55 – skateboarding is cross training, right?
03:36 – Tuesday: aerobic run 5.5 miles / 8.9km
04:30 – Oura ring data and HRV training app
06:21 – Are saunas the next big performance enhancing “drug”?
08:40 – How I hydrate with extra electrolytes
09:52 – Wednesday: Fartleks and hills 8.3 miles / 13.4km
12:35 – Learnings from 30 marathons
15:08 – Friday – Double run day
16:08 – Saturday – mobility and strength session
17:35 – Swimming as cross training
17:58 – Sunday 20 mile tempo run, race day practice
20:41 – My energy gel strategy for training & racing
23:43 – My Strava training stats
24:30 – The right training volume for me and for you
26:19 – Why I run trails and hills for a flat Berlin marathon?

Thanks to PATH projects and LMNT for sponsoring this video! Visit PATHprojects.com/flo to learn more about my favorite apparel for training, racing and life. Also, head to http://DrinkLMNT.com/FLO to get your free sample pack with any purchase.

Have fun out there on your runs!

Floris Gierman
PBprogram.com / PATHprojects.com
YouTube / Podcast / Strava / Instagram

P.S. BIG GIVEAWAY!! Win a a $100 gift card to my favorite running apparel PATH projects. To enter, subscribe to my YouTube channel and comment: what was your favorite takeaway, lesson or quote from this video? 1 winner will be picked by October 31st.

P.P.S. Join our Berlin marathon shakeout run on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 10am in Tiergarten. More info and RSVP HERE.


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