At this time of the season, most American high school athletes have been racing outdoors for five to six weeks. In the midwest, we are just getting some warm weather, and in the south and west, they have juggled warm weather for some time.
Be careful with hydration and magnesium and potassium. I was told to have a couple tangerines and a banana each day. As you are racing a lot right now, make sure you spend time warming up and take a little more care in cooling down. Watch the junk food and caffeine.
Time to check your shoes now, and make sure that they are not worn down. I tried to juggle two pairs of training shoes in high school, but they were so expensive. Still, getting a brace, or surgery is much more, so watch the shoes.
And when you are told to do an easy day, please do it.
Brooks ELMN8 version 6, photo courtesy of Brooks Running Communications
2022 RunBlogRun Spring Middle Distance Daily Track Training (800m-5000m), Week 14, Day 3
Monday: warm-up, 40-50 minutes moderate running, 6 x 100m stride outs, cooldown
Tuesday: Warm-up, 12 x 200 meters hard, 100-meter jog, the pace is 1500m, 2 x 800m, 400m jog, at 1,500m pace, 20-minute cooldown,
Wednesday: warm-up, 40-50 minutes, moderate running, 6 x 100m stride outs, cooldown
Thursday: Warm-up, 4 x 600m, 400m jog between each, 3000m pace, 6 x 300m, at 1500m pace, 200m jog btw each, 4 x 150m, stride outs, 20 minute-cooldown
Friday: warm-up, 40-50 minutes moderate running, 6 x100m stride outs, cooldown
Saturday: warm-up, 800m, 1,500m, 3000m, or 5000m, cool down
Sunday: 70-75 minutes moderate pace, on trails
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