Video: How to train for a marathon in 8 weeks


Are you training for the virtual marathon?

Physiotherapist Lucy Macdonald gives her top tips and training advice for how to train for the virtual London marathon in 7-8 weeks. She discusses how much running you should be doing, how to avoid injury, nutrition and how to optimise strength. 


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