Monthly Archives: January 2015

Masters Training 800 meters

Masters runners transition to the 800 m, from the 5K. The task would be to add faster runs and stay healthy. The¬†Key would be to improve running economy, and maintain aerobic fitness. Phase one: add strides, after several easy distance … Continue reading

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TRAINING FOR THE MILE REVIEWED.

Hey Coach, what about training for the mile? Mile training should be very similar to 800m training previously posted, especially with young runners. The emphasis should be on improving running economy with reps runs done at mile pace or faster. … Continue reading

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