You may have made the decision to join the Standard Chartered Marathon in Singapore at the end of the year. Great! It’s now time to start planning your training regime. You will need a running schedule, recovery days and nutrition plan in place. Though more marathon preparation include purely cardio workouts, don’t forget to include some weight training.
Running long distance is hard on the body. Alongside with losing layers of fats, many people tend to begin losing good lean muscles tissues during their marathon training. By incorporating this weights / fitness bands training into your regime, it will help you stay strong throughout your training and more easily transition to your post-marathon workouts! Do not feel weaker at the end of the race than when you first started!
Try and schedule these workouts twice a week (one Part A and one Part B) and see the effects it will have on your training. Good luck!