How to Include Threshold Work Into Your Long Run

Fartlek Run

The majority of my athletes do their long run in the weekend and this is the perfect time to do it as most people have more time available. But are you sick of doing the same long boring steady run?

This workout is really great for marathon runners and long distance triathletes. Half marathon runners with performance goals will also benefit from including this workout in their programme.

More importantly it builds on from Progressive Run A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H that I wrote about over the last few weeks.  I  progress my athletes through these workouts first before advancing them to this one. If you haven’t done them yet go back and check them out.

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How To Get Faster By Incorporating Speed Into Your Long Run

Fartlek Run

The majority of my athletes do their long run in the weekend and this is the perfect time to do it as most people have more time available. But are you sick of doing the same long boring steady run?

This workout is really great for marathon runners and long distance triathletes. Half marathon runners with performance goals will also benefit from including this workout in their programme. More importantly it builds on from Progressive Run A, B, C, D, E, F and G that I wrote about over the last few weeks.  I  progress my athletes through these workouts first before advancing them to this one. If you haven’t done them yet go back and check them out. Continue reading “How To Get Faster By Incorporating Speed Into Your Long Run”