Marathon Training with uberFIT Runner
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Marathon Training with uberFIT Runner

Conceptual Approach to Endurance + Cutting Edge Training App
4.3 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,171 students enrolled
Created by Nicholas Romanov
Last updated 5/2017
Price: Free
  • 34 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Students will learn the framework for building an endurance training program as well as understand how to utilize the uberFIT Runner App to train for a race.
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  • There are no prerequisites for this course

Ready to set a new PR (personal record) at your next road race?! Then sign-up for Marathon Training with uberFIT Runner. Using the conceptual foundation of the Pose Method, this endurance training series with teach your how to approach long distance running events as well as provide instruction on how to utilize the world class training available in this program's companion app; uberFIT Runner.  

Whether it’s your first time running a 10K or you’re a seasoned marathon runner, this series will help you efficiently prepare for your upcoming race, putting you well on your way to setting a new personal best. 

Who is the target audience?
  • Runners
  • Fitness Enthusiasts
  • Athletes
  • Road Race Participants
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Curriculum For This Course
Section 1: Conceptual Foundation of Endurance
6 Lectures 12:45

Looking to run your first marathon? Or are you a seasoned veteran trying to set a new PR? This Endurance training series will offer guidelines for how to structure and execute a long distance race training program using the ground-breaking training app, uberFIT Runner. 

This program is divided into three sections; (1) conceptual understanding of endurance and endurance training, (2) introductory walkthroughs of the uberFIT Runner App, and (3) a practical framework for road race preparation.

Endurance Series Overview

What do you currently know about endurance training? Learn what the standard approach is and how this can lead to excessive training volume and possibly injuries.

Endurance Training at a Glance

Do you know how much training volume is right for you? Most people run too much volume each week, which can have adverse effects on your performance. Watch to learn more about how to identify your energy capacity.

Are you a Big or Small Monkey?

Running economy is a widely used term in the race community. Most people misunderstand its importance as well as regularly confuse it with Running Efficiency. Learn what each means and how it should impact your training approach.

Should you worry about Economy?

There is one simple path to follow in order to properly prepare for a road race; technique, speed then endurance. Learn the importance of each stage as well as how to structure it throughout a week of your own training.

Technique - Speed - Endurance

Here is a bird’s-eye view of how this series will combine with the uberFIT Runner App to prepare you for your race

Training Program Overview
The uberFIT Runner App
5 Lectures 11:13

The uberFIT Runner App is the first endurance race training app to offer personalized training for every runner. Watch this video for a quick walkthrough on how to get started, create a profile and set your first training goal.

Getting Started with uberFIT Runner

When you subscribe to the uberFIT Runner App, you receive personalized pace guidance that maximizes your training experience, leading to the best possible performance on race day. Watch this video to learn more about why you should become a subscriber to uberFIT Runner.

Why Subscribe to uberFIT Runner?

The uberFIT Runner App has an innovative training feature to guide you through any training session. Watch this video for a quick walkthrough on how to use the training tool, heart rate counter, and interval timer

Training Sessions with uberFIT Runner

For some, training with their phone on their arm or in their pocket is less than ideal. Watch this video to learn what you will need to get through a training session without the uberFIT Runner App and then input your results at a later time

Training without uberFIT Runner

The uberFIT Runner App is the only endurance race training app that allows runners to train with friends in a group while still having a personalized training plan. Watch this video to learn about the group training feature, including how to join a group and what options you have once joined.

Group Training on uberFIT Runner
Training Structure and Race Prep
6 Lectures 09:30

For an optimal training plan on the uberFIT Runner App, you will need to go through the time trials before you start training. Learn how it’s structured and what measurements are needed during this initial assessment.

Initial Assessment - Time Trials

One of the foundations of training is building a strong runner’s body. This video will detail why strength is important for runners as well as some samples of useful strength exercises.

Training Day - Strength Sessions

Speed is the foundation of endurance running. In other words, if you want to run a long distance faster, you will need to be able to run a shorter distance faster. This video covers why speed training is a pivotal part of race prep.

Training Day - Speed Sessions

Each week, a training plan will include long runs. Learn more about how they are structured in your training and the real reason as to why they help with race day performance

Training Day - Endurance Sessions

As you approach the final days leading up to your race, it’s time to make those last preparations before stepping up to the starting line. Learn what to do and what to avoid to help get you in the right frame of mind on race day

Final Race Day Prep

As soon as you cross the finish line, recovery has begun. Watch this video to learn what steps to take to ensure a proper and quick recovery.

Post Race Recovery
Bonus Lecture
1 Lecture 00:59
Bonus Lecture - Additional Pose Method Resources
About the Instructor
Nicholas Romanov
4.8 Average rating
66 Reviews
1,700 Students
6 Courses
Sports Scientist

Dr. Nicholas Romanov is a two-time Olympic coach and world-renowned sports scientist with a career spanning over forty years. He has conducted research worldwide, including in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and New Zealand. As a former elite, record holding, national high jumper, Dr. Romanov created the Pose Method in the 1970s. He founded Romanov Academy in the 1990s to certify and educate coaches teaching sports technique. There are now thousands of Pose Method® certified Technique Specialists worldwide. Over the last several decades, the Pose Method® has been utilized at an institutional level with large organizations including the United States Military, CrossFit, and professional sports programs including the National Triathlon teams of Great Britain, United States, and Russia. Dr. Romanov also works with medical professionals including physical therapists, podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons. He travels around the world conducting research, consulting professional sports organizations and does presentations as a motivational speaker. Dr. Romanov lives in Miami.