One-Hour Workout: Run Pacing Lesson
This workout will challenge you to make a distinction between running steady and moderately hard.
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Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).
This week’s run workout comes from Marilyn Chychota, a Tucson-based coach for Endurance Corner. It varies pace between a steady effort and moderately hard, and challenges you to both make a distinction between the two as well as to recover while going harder than your typical easy recovery pace.
“Moderate your fast running so that you are able to recover while running Steady, not easy,” she says. “Watch how your mind will tempt you to hammer once your heart rate rises—learn how to manage your pace.”
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10 minutes easy running that builds to Steady
Then do 6×75 meter strides with walking recoveries
4×10 minutes as
Easy as needed or until you reach one hour.