Is It Possible to Train for a Marathon Without Stepping Outdoors?
Ready for some #fitspo? We're rounding up the best new workouts that'll make you want to hit the gym.
If you've suddenly been inspired to sign up for a marathon (ok, maybe in our case a half-marathon) but are discouraged by the plumb-crazy weather outside. Have heart for there are a bevy of new classes to train those calves and hamstrings into marathon-worthy tone.
Enter the indoor run club.
Ideal for beginners looking to build endurance, starter classes cover a distance of 2 to 3 miles in a 28-minute interval-training session. Once you've built up your stamina, long-distance and marathon-training programs are available. If you're running for more than 30 minutes, wear Vimmia's latest Vimmia X compression leggings to keep your muscles aligned.
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Try It at a Studio
Try It at Home
Join Wello (from $49/month) to be paired with a personal coach for one-on-one stamina sessions or small group- training classes through a video chat. Select your ability level and trainer preferences—yep, you can decide whether you want a friendly motivator or a butt- kicking drill sergeant.