This is the beginning of week 1 of our first recovery week. We do this twice a year. Keep the workouts light, and have some fun, go see a movie, check out the new game updates you missed in early season.
HOKA ONE ONE, photo by Mike Deering/The Shoe Addicts
Cross country is over. Now is time to unwind.
The body now needs to recover. So does the mind.
We suggest two weeks of recovery twice a year, after cross country and track season. We are providing two options below: week 1 of total recovery (3 days of activity a week), and week 1 of indoor season for distance runners, which keeps it light, and allows you to get into a few races after your amazing cross country season.
And most of all, remember that, when you are looking for running shoes, check out www.hokaoneone.com and check out the results of their fall racing contest, www.hokaoneonepostalnationals.com.
Week 1, recovery, Winter 2018-19 (no plans indoor)
Monday-take the day off
Tuesday-warm up, 45 minute run, 4 x 150 meter stride outs, cool down
Wednesday–take the day off
Thursday-warm up, 45 minute run, 4 x 150 meter stride outs, cool down
Friday-take the day off
Saturday-take the day off
Sunday-warm up, 50 minutes run, in a park, cooldown
Week 1, Light training, 2 weeks, (short indoor season)
Monday: warm up, 45 minute run, 4 x 150 meter stride outs, cool down
Tuesday: swimming, biking, weights, and core work
Wednesday: warm up, 45 minute run, 4 x 150 meter stride outs, cool down
Thursday: swimming, biking, weights, and core work
Friday: warm up, 45 minute run, 4 x 150 meter stride outs, cool down
Saturday: warm up, 3k race, of 3200m, cool down
Sunday: Long run, easy 50 minutesrr
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