A Fitness & exercise forum. FitnessBanter.com

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » FitnessBanter.com forum » Fitness & Exercise » Running
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

Training week ending July 4 2010

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old July 15th 10, 12:40 PM posted to rec.running
Edward Edmonds
external usenet poster
Posts: 7
Default Training week ending July 4 2010

On 7/14/2010 12:09 AM, Edward Edmonds wrote:
On 7/13/2010 7:27 PM, John Hurley wrote:
I would be thinking about a day where
you do mile repeats ( maybe 5? ) after a good warmup. Maybe some
1200's and/or 800's on different days.

That stuff is built into my runs, I have a really nice watch
http://amzn.com/B000AR7RYK with a countdown timer and a built in repeat
function that does the trick. I prefer to do these repeats during my
runs because I'm training for a certain effect and I pretty much know
what that feels like.

If your looking for a specific distance, I prefer 1000m and 2000m.

I'm not to heavy on the "hare core" interval stuff though, I do it
sometimes but not as often as you'd think, I think when your paces are
dropping primarily because of increased aerobic fitness that it is
important to focus on that, let the stimulus match the response, in
other words provide the stimulus you need to improve according to your
long term goals, I think it's important to only provide the right amount
of stimulus that's needed in order to improve, I think that if you get
into the habit of training with too much intervals you'll plateau
yourself too early and never reach your full potential. I used to have
a great analogy for this but I can't remember it for the life of me
right now.

That's why I like lots of hills and gentle downhill running (1-2%),
hills give you power and good aerobic stimulus, and downhills teach you
to relax your stride and have good stride length and turnover at low
heart rates, I think you can go really far with that

And later on when it's more appropriate to add a greater % of hardcore
stuff I will, definitely a long term thing I have set up.


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Training week ending July 11 2010 Anthony[_2_] Running 0 July 15th 10 07:26 AM
Training week ending May 30 2010 D Stumpus[_4_] Running 2 June 3rd 10 03:08 AM
Training week ending May 9 2010 Tony S.[_3_] Running 3 May 11th 10 08:29 PM

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:24 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2019 FitnessBanter.com.
The comments are property of their posters.