Getting Started with 80/20 Training & ShoeCue

Getting Started with 80/20 Training

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Thank you for choosing ShoeCue in combination with an 80/20 Endurance training plan. We want your training experience to be successful. To that end, we have created supporting documents to ensure that you get the most out of your training experience. We recommend that you review these documents in the following order:

  1. Getting started with ShoeCue, how to fit your ‘Cues.
  2. ShoeCue implementation guide, how to think about ShoeCue and when to implement them in your training.
  3. Understanding Your 80/20 Run Plan. This guide will teach you how to execute an 80/20 workout, introduce you to the 80/20 intensity zones, and includes a glossary of workout codes.
  4. Intensity Guidelines for Running. This document describes the multiple ways to measure intensity (Pace, Heart Rate, Power, and RPE), but more importantly, how you can identify your individual 80/20 intensity zones through a variety of field testing and the frequency of that testing.
  5. Understanding Your Structured Workout Plan. If you have an 80/20 structured workout plan on the TrainingPeaks platform, this is an essential step-by-step guide to setting up your plan and ensuring the intensity zones in TrainingPeaks are using the 80/20 system.
  6. You’ll find additional documentation on our Resources page that covers a variety of other training topics and best-practices.

Here are answers to some common questions we receive: