Get Faster With Your Long Runs

Fartlek Workout

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 5 and 10km runners as well as sprint and Olympic distance triathletes. Half marathon runners with performance goals will also benefit from including this workout in their programme. More importantly it builds on from 1:30hr Progressive Run C that I wrote about last week.  I typically get my athletes to do that workout twice before advancing them to this one. If you haven’t done it yet go back and check it out. Continue reading “Get Faster With Your Long Runs”

Get Faster By Inserting Speedwork Into YOUR Long Run

Fartlek Workout

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 5 and 10km runners as well as sprint and Olympic distance triathletes. Half marathon runners with performance goals will also benefit from including this workout in their programme. More importantly it builds on from 1:30hr Progressive Run B that I wrote about last week.  I typically get my athletes to do that workout twice before advancing them to this one. If you haven’t done it yet, go back and check it out. Continue reading “Get Faster By Inserting Speedwork Into YOUR Long Run”

Getting MORE Out of Your Long Run

Fartlek Workout

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 5 and 10km runners as well as sprint and Olympic distance triathletes. Half marathon runners with performance goals will also benefit from including this workout in their programme. More importantly it builds on from 1:30hr Progressive Run A that I wrote about two weeks ago. I typically get my athletes to do that workout twice before advancing them to this one. If you haven’t done it yet go back and check it out. Continue reading “Getting MORE Out of Your Long Run”