V.O2: Running Coach and Plans

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4.8
904 reviews
50K+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Coaching app for athletes looking to take their running to the next level.

How it works

Athletes: Get an invite from a coach or choose one coaching option.

• Adaptive Trainer (14-Day Free Trial)
• Goal Race Plan
• Match with a Private Coach

Coaches: Start your 30-day free trial and learn how to manage your athletes at https://vdoto2.com/vdotcoach

Popular Features

• Assess your current running fitness (VDOT)
• Built-in personalized training paces
• Sync training calendar with GPS data from Coros, Garmin or Strava
• Sync workouts/pace targets to Garmin for real-time guidance
• Adapt your training based on your improvement
• Work with your coach, communicate and adjust training

Truly Personalized

Unlike most running apps, VDOT knows you. It understands the type of runner you are, what you're training for, and how to maximize your efforts. It also gives you more control over your training, leveraging your feedback to deliver real-time data which fine tunes your training and leads to continuous progression. With fully automated, truly personalized and highly-adaptive training, VDOT helps you achieve measurable improvement — all in an effort to make you the best runner you can be.

Intelligent Training

With a focus on training over tracking and coaching over running, VDOT offers access to the highest quality, Olympic-style training for runners of all levels-right from any mobile device. Designed to help runners train correctly and more intelligently, VDOT elicits maximum benefit while reducing the required effort. These high-quality workouts promote healthy, responsible, and beneficial sessions while simultaneously preventing overtraining.

Olympic Pedigree

V.O2 was built from the foundation of a scientifically-validated training methodology. Based on former Olympian, author, and legendary running coach Jack Daniels’ exercise science principles, the methodology not only benefits runners of all ages and abilities when it comes to improving their running fitness but it also serves as the best measure of running economy across a variety of runners and events, making it an ideal way to compare performances. High-school, college, Olympic and non-elite runners have all trained, ran, and succeeded with the VDOT methodology.

-”Dr. Jack Daniels has had a bigger influence on training-for-running than anyone. He might be considered the Albert Einstein of the sport." - Runner’s World Magazine
Updated on
Apr 3, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Financial info, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Health and fitness and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.8
884 reviews
Kirsten Chong
April 13, 2024
Downloaded the app by accident but it looked nice so I decided to give it a try - but the app was bad. They make you sign up for the free trial before the sign up flow completes, you don't even know what you are getting. Then, the app crashed repeatedly when I tried to choose my birthday. I had to enter a fake birthday to continue. After I finally got in the app, it asked me to upgrade to premium and get a coach. I was unable to find any automatically generated training plan.
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Eapen George
August 31, 2023
The Adaptive version is like having a 24/7 coach. I have been using this app for a few weeks and it's perfectly customizable. It schedules per my needs and I can swap workouts or shift dates as needed. I initially signed up for the marathon training plan but the adaptive version is so much more comprehensible to me. I wish it allowed syncing the workouts ahead of time rather than when I start the activity (since I don't always have my phone with me).
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Gabriel Bulmez
March 8, 2024
User friendly and well structured over-all. I wish I could edit stuff around on the mobile app as much as I can on a computer, but it's a minor, insignifiant issue.
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What's new

* Bug Fixes