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Do the speed bursts here at the fastest pace you can safely maintain (power walking, running, cycling, using the elliptical or stairclimber) for the given duration.
Because the highest-intensity intervals are toward the end of the workout, if you run out of energy, do not attempt your max sprint in the "Blast off!" portion.
It's easy: Speed up for the number of seconds listed for your level, then go at an easy pace for a minute or two to recover. First, I want to give the disclaimers: check with your medical professionals to get clearance for such training. My ideas for the elliptical are for you to train on it 2-3 times a week, especially the first few months as your knee adapts. Alexandra: While Kymberly sat home watching soccer on TV, I walked a half marathon a few months after foot surgery, so I can say that you and I are both AWESOME! Once I was allowed to put weight on my foot (and could get it into my fitness shoes, ’cause it was swollen!), I spent a lot of time on the treadmill and elliptical.
As soon as I felt mentally ready to be outside, I switched from the machines to the hills near our house, as they mimic the actual marathon better than the machines.
Kymberly: While we are apparently quite “awesome” and long time fitness pros, we are no time marathoners, so we went to colleagues of ours who specialize in this event.

Readers: Who else has knee issues and what do you do to work around, through, and with them? I too am an identical twin and my sister and I both have run or walked ten half marathons apiece (not that we are competitive but I beat her every time!).
I started out with a 22-minute mile and had a 14-minute mile as my goal because that’s what Nike said I had to have.
Personal Trainers Patricia Moeller and Pauline Geraci offer some specific workouts for you FREE! Alas, I had to have a partial knee replacement in Aug 2012 and want to attempt a comeback by walking a half marathon in Nov. Ultimately you have to walk outside for the event, so your training needs to mimic the the race as you draw closer to the race. If doing the treadmill or elliptical start to hurt, maybe try building up your cardio this way.
If you get nervous about pushing your new knee, just remind yourself that it feels sweet to beat your sister!
I found this YouTube video to be most beneficial for quadricep facilitation: Church Pew Exercise.
If your knee can handle the cardio training, try to get in a total of 4 -5 cardio sessions per week.

When my foot or hip would hurt (from the repetitive motion or overuse), I would put my hands on the machine and take some of the weight off my legs by using my arm strength. I am trying to find a workout schedule to follow that would incorporate the elliptical to help preserve my new knee.
Also vary the elliptical resistance factor and stride length so you are not repeating the same stresses on your knee. Treadmill walking sucks, but if you must, then an incline of 2% or greater will keep the pounding of the knee joint down. On the treadmill, add incline and work in some 1 -2 minute intervals that push resistance, speed, and incline. And though you did not ask about other workout options, we definitely hope targeted strength training is part of your rehab and workout protocol.

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