How many days a week should you run? We ask a running coach how frequently you should be running.
Andy Hobdell is a UK-based endurance coach responsible for Beijing, London Olympian Andy Baddeley and Rio 2016, Tokyo 2020 Olympians Kevin Seaward and Paul Pollock in the Marathon. He has Coached 12 British and Irish Internationals to Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth finals both indoors and outdoors on the track, and to Commonwealth, World and Olympic Championships in the Marathon. His athletes boast multiple national titles and medals from 800m up to the Marathon and Cross Country. Andy has also coached Oslo Dream Mile winner Andy Baddeley to a 3.49 mile, a number one world ranking over that distance and to run the World Best parkrun time of 13 mins 48 seconds. More recently Andy Coached Kevin Seaward to a fine 4th place at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and a top 60 finish at the Tokyo Olympic Games.