2018 HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals Summer Training, Week One, Day 7, starting the long run

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Long runs begin here. We will build up from 40 minutes to 75-90 minutes over the summer for our Sunday long runs. Keep it easy, find a fun place, and enjoy the time with your friends. Begin the habit.

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Sunday, July 1, 2018-warm up, 40-45 minutes, running on trail, cool down

This is a summer long mileage program. Show it to your coach, follow it, and we will have you in shape for the first week of September, 11 weeks from now. During the fall, we will provide you 11 more weeks of suggestions to get you to racing fit and help you reach your goals. Fine tune our program, make it work for you. Our themes are this: You need to train your mortal engine. Physical and mental challenges are important. Manage training and life stress. Turn stress into fun. Remember to rest, and have recovery days. Know how to improve your racing skills. Most of all, have fun!

And most of all, remember that, when you are looking for running shoes, check out www.hokaoneone.com and check out their fall racing contest, www.hokaoneonepostalnationals.com.

Week 1, First week of cross country summer training

Monday-warm up, easy 35-40 minutes, cooldown

Tuesday-warm up, light fartlek, 40 minutes, 10 minute steady, 10 x 1 minute hard, 1 minute easy, 10 minutes steady, cooldown

Wednesday-warm up-easy 35-40 minutes, cooldown

Thursday-warm up, 15 minutes steady, 10-15 minute hilly run, 15 minutes steady, cooldown

Friday-warm up, easy 35-40 minutes, cooldown

Saturday-30 minute walk, 30 minute swim, 30 minute bike ride, just move for 30 minutes

Sunday-warm up, 40-45 minutes, running on trail, cool down

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