Lydiard Training, the Choice of Champions the world over, is now available online for runners of all abilities. Running Wizard is like having the Greatest Coach Ever, Arthur Lydiard himself, as your own personal coach!
Running Wizard Training Plans
Just plug in your data and the Running Wizard will select from a database of thousands of training plans, the exact one that will take you to the top of your game on the day that counts.
Each plan is adjusted for your time frame, number of days a week you can commit to training, your estimated VO2max, and your current fitness. You will be progressed through the five phases of Lydiard training building your aerobic capacity first and adding in faster workouts in the correct sequence with a variety of fun and balanced workouts.
What you get with each plan:
- Daily workouts with pace, duration, effort and HR guidelines specifically calculated for you
- A choice of long run days
- Free Final Surge online training log account
- Training plan loaded onto your calendar
- Detailed workout instructions for each day
- Recovery indicator tool
- Printable copy of your training plan
- Daily workout reminders detailing your upcoming workouts
- The Final Surge mobile app to view and track your training on-the-go
- Sync your Garmin and upload data from many different GPS watches
- Much more!
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"I have found this training formula to be the most successful of any that I have used in my personal running experience and in coaching runners. All my runners are experiencing great results and personal bests...
Learn more about services from our partners below!
The Lydiard Foundation offers Coach Certification Clinics throughout the year. Part I & II is a 2-and-a-half day course that covers theory and practical application of Lydiard training principles.
The Training Log for Athletes, Coaches, Teams and Clubs. Final Surge is the official training log of the Lydiard Foundation and powers Running Wizard training plans!