interval training running 10k

there’s nothing like racing a fast 5k or 10k – they’re rewarding distances to race and they give you a great runner’s high. typical steady-state distance running exercises the leg muscles in a certain range of motion, with the focus on slow-twitch fibres. a running track is an ideal place to do them, as the surface is good and measuring the reps is easy. run the first repeat slightly slower than 10k goal pace, the second at goal pace and …

How do you do interval training for running

run fast for a short distance, slow down for a bit to recover. provided that you begin with a fitness base and allow ample time between hard workouts for recovery, ‘short, hard bursts can teach your body a more efficient way to run, which ideally transitions into the rest of your training’, says gaudette. whether you’re targeting a half or full marathon, your first (or fastest) 5k, or just the ability to run stronger or longer this autumn, here are …

interval training to run faster

run fast for a short distance, slow down for a bit to recover. provided that you begin with a fitness base and allow ample time between hard workouts for recovery, ‘short, hard bursts can teach your body a more efficient way to run, which ideally transitions into the rest of your training’, says gaudette. whether you’re targeting a half or full marathon, your first (or fastest) 5k, or just the ability to run stronger or longer this autumn, here are …

Can I train for a race on a treadmill

hi coach jenny- i know a lot of questions lately have had to do with winter runs and shorter days. i know i can run outside, but i find it almost unbearable for my long runs. can i still train successfully for a race with treadmill runs? it’s been a tough winter for many runners out there and you ask a valid question. is treadmill training the same as outdoor running? there are a lot of purists  that will tell …

Can you train for a 5k in a month

if you’ve signed up for a 5k race that’s a month away and you haven’t been specifically training for it, you still have time to run a brag-worthy race time. (if you’re a beginner runner who wants to run a 5k that’s four weeks away, use this 4-week beginner 5k schedule. tempo runs (tr): tempo runs help you develop your anaerobic threshold (at), the point during exercise when the body switches gears from aerobic to anaerobic exertion, which is critical …