Today is July 3, 2018. It is day two, week two of the HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals Summer training program. We will help you build up over July and August for cross country. We will then help you build to a strong October and November of racing and then, be ready for the big races.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018-warm up, light fartlek, 50 minutes, 10 minutes steady, 15 x 1 minute hard, 1 minute easy, 10 minutes steady, cooldown
This is a summer long mileage program. We are starting week 2. 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!
Week 2, First week of cross country summer training
Monday-warm up, easy 35-40 minutes, cooldown
Tuesday-warm up, light fartlek, 50 minutes, 10 minutes steady, 15 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, 4 times 200 meter hill, jog down, 20 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