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Friday Fartlek Run: Stryd’s Steady and Go Workout

Running at a range of intensities will develop your running fitness across the spectrum and provide benefits for events from 5k through to longer events. This is a great session for all runners and triathletes especially those running events between 5km & half marathon.

Friday Fartlek Run: Zwift Academy Tri 2020 VO2max Booster

VO2 Max efforts help to build your engine. A bigger engine means you can be more efficient at lower intensities, leaving more in reserve to go faster. All runners (and triathletes) can benefit from this higher intensity of training, especially athletes with events from 10km out to a marathon.

Friday Fartlek Run: Zwift Academy Tri 2020 Long Course Race Simulation

At the end of an event when your body is fatigued is when you get tested the most. This session aims to build that fatigue early, so your body can experience and adapt to the stimulus making your more prepared for that stage of the event. All runners (and triathletes) can benefit from this higher intensity of training, especially athletes with events from 10km out to a marathon.

Friday Fartlek Run: Zwift Academy Tri 2020 Threshold Economy

As with any other intensity the more time you spend running at it the better your body gets at running at that intensity. This session exposes your body to time at your threshold intensity and as a result you will improve your ability to sustain the higher pace in a race. All runners (and triathletes) can benefit from this higher intensity of training, especially athletes with events from 10km out to a marathon.

Friday Fartlek Run: Zwift Academy Tri 2020 Progressive Tempo

Tempo is a very important pace to include within a workout to build your ability to sustain pace. Within this workout, you increase the pace with each rep compared to the previous rep, running faster and faster as the workout progresses. All runners (and triathletes) can benefit from this higher intensity of training, especially athletes with events from 10km out to a marathon.

Friday Fartlek Run: Kiwi Running Show’s Split Session

This is a great session that targets multiple energy systems with reps of a three minute duration followed by a higher intensity. All runners (and triathletes) can benefit from this higher intensity of training, especially athletes with events between 5 and 10km in distance.

Friday Fartlek Run: 3-2-1 Hill Reps

Hill reps are a great way to develop specific running strength and enhance your VO2 max and your anaerobic energy system. This is a great session to develop strength for all runners and triathletes upto and longer than marathon distance.

Friday Fartlek Run: Amanda’s Hills For Breakfast

Hill reps are a great way to build fitness. They are great for developing strength within ligaments and tendons but also muscular strength. The intensity run will also help to develop your VO2 max. As such this session is great for runners and triathletes of all distances, but especially for events which are 5 to 10km long.

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