The week begins. Monday is funday. Keep the idea of the easy day strictly. Well, only do it if you want to improve. The body is not mysterious. It gives you absolute lines in the sand. Push too hard and you will get hurt. Use your brain for a place holder, and you will end your career. More is not always better.
Easy day means easy day, even if you are the next Steve Prefontaine.
Monday, 21 September 2020: warm up, an easy 50 minutes, 6 x 150 m stride outs, cooldown
2020 RunBlogRun Spring Track & Field Training program, in the time of the coronavirus, Week 39, day 1
Monday: warm up, an easy 50 minutes, 6 x 150 m stride outs, cooldown
Tuesday: warm up, 15 minutes easy, tempo run, 20 minutes, at pace 30 seconds above your ave mile pace for 5k now. So, if you ran 18 minutes for 5k, you can run 20 minutes at 6:20 mile pace, this is not to exhaust you, but to build you, 4x300m cutdowns, cooldown
Wednesday: warm up, an easy 45 minutes, 6 x 150 m stride outs, cooldown
Thursday: warm up, 60 minute hilly run, include a long 10 minute hilly grind, and 5×3 minute hilly charge, cooldown
Friday: warm up, an easy 45 minutes, 6 x 150 m stride outs, cooldown
Saturday: warm up, Fartlek: 5 minutes at 5k pace, 5 minutes easy, 4 minutes at 5k pace, 4 minutes easy, 3 minutes at 5k pace, 3 minutes easy, 2 minutes at 5k pace, 2 minutes easy, 30 minutes, steady state, cooldown, or,
20 x 1 minute, 5 k pace, 2 minutes easy, 20 minutes, steady state, cooldown.
Sunday: Long run, 75-90 minutes