Traning for 1.5 Mile Shuttle Run for Police Test

by Rizwan
(Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

I'm 30 years old male, smoked for 14 years and recently quit and started walking / slow jogging. I want to get ready for the Toronto/Canada police physical fitness test

I need a training program specifically to get ready for this test.

Can you help me?
Thank you kindly
Rizwan Khan

Answer by Dominique:

Hi Rizwan,
Thanks for your running training question.

I do not yet offer personalised training programs, although considering to add it to the website, but happy to give you some general advice that should set you off in the right direction.

When you haven't done much exercise, it is definitely best to start with a run/walk running program. You can pick up ideas about how to build up your running program in the beginners section of my website.

There are more people in the same boat as you as I have answered questions about getting for this dreaded 1.5 mile test a few times before.

Check out:

1.5 Mile Run

Speed Endurance

Another 1.5 Mile Run

1.5 Mile Run For Army

Training for Police Physical Test

These should give you some food for thought about how to structure your training. One thing, even if you are not completely sure on how to structure it all: do not put off running for another day. Just make sure you get that mileage into your legs.

Best of luck with it all.
Kind regards,

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