This is Day 4 of Week 3 of the Brooks/RunBlogRun Spring Middle Distance Daily Track Training. Brooks Running is sponsoring our daily training program. They are offering three of their brand ambassadors, Josh Kerr, 2021 Olympic bronze medalist, 1,500m, Danny Mackey, founding coach of Brooks Beasts TC, and Des Linden, 2018 Boston Marathon champion, and two time Olympian. The idea is that Brooks ambassadors will provide you insight into enjoying your running more, becoming a smarter runner, and building to your best fitness.
Today’s workout is fartlek, the Swedish word for ‘speed play’. 12 times a one minute surge, with one minute easy is embedded into a 45 minute fartlek session. Get on trails, run in snow, the idea is the effort. Make sure that you cool down slowly and completely.
Danny Mackey uses all types of workouts in building his team at Brooks Beasts TC, from 800m to the marathon. His attention to detail is legendary and the confidence that his athletes have in his approach says much for his life long desire to coach athletes to their finest performances.
Enjoy his clip today, and special thanks to Brooks running for their support. To learn more about Brooks, please check out Brooksrunning.com.
Today’s workout: January 27, 2022, Thursday: warm up, warm up, 45 minute fartlek, 10 minutes running, then 12 x 1 minute hard, 1 minute easy, 11 minutes running, then cooldown
Coach Danny Mackey, Brooks Beasts TC, photo courtesy of Brooks Running
Today’s clip from Coach Danny Mackey: Coaching during COVID, https://youtu.be/
To learn more about Danny Mackey, please check out: https://www.runblogrun.com/2020/07/runblogrun-presents-socialing-the-distance-with-larry-eder-featuring-coach-danny-mackey-of-the-brook.html
Danny Mackey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/@dtmack
Brooks Beasts TC Twitter: https://twitter.com/BeastsTC
Brooks Beasts TC Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brooksbeast…
Brooks Running Twitter: https://twitter.com/brooksrunning
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Brooks presents: 2022 RunBlogRun Spring Middle Distance Daily Track Training (800m-5000m), Week 3, Day 4
Monday: warm up, 30-45 minutes moderate running, 4 x 100m stride outs, cool down
Tuesday: 45 minutes running on trails, 4 times 2 minutes hard, with 5 minute moderate running, warm up and cooldown
Wednesday: warm up, 30-45 minutes, moderate running, 4 x 100m stride outs, cooldown
Thursday: warm up, warm up, 45 minute fartlek, 10 minutes running, then 12 x 1 minute hard, 1 minute easy, 11 minutes running, then cooldown
Friday: warm up, 30-45 minutes moderate running, 4 x100m stride outs, cooldown
Saturday: warm up, All comers meet, indoor meet, 800m if you are 3-5k, 3k if you are 800m person, 3k if you are 1,500m person, cooldown
Sunday: 55-60 minutes moderate pace, on trails
To learn more about Brooks training shoes, racing shoes and spikes, please click here: BrooksRunning.com.
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