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Track Tuesday Speed work: Mile Cutdowns

The mile cut-down workout is perfect for longer distance training such as the half-marathon and marathon. Generally speaking, cut-down workouts can be done at any distance, however the mile distance done with repeats allows you to end the workout with a higher overall mileage done faster than usual. 235 more words


Track Tuesday Speedwork: 1000m Peak Season repeats

I have a half marathon this weekend in Sunriver, Oregon. I always look forward to traveling to this Central Oregon gem, though I was informed that it will be 100 degrees on race day, and the race starts at 8 am. 145 more words


The Countdown Begins

Well, it’s about time.  I started really running again and it was a huge sigh of relief to not experience any discomfort after two weeks of an iffy hip situation.   1,027 more words

Cross Training

Track Workouts for Speed: Salazar 300's

The famous Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar knows a thing or two about speed. He uses 300 meter repeats to allow runners to push the speed over distance ratio without overdoing it. 148 more words


Track Tuesday: Speedwork on a Treadmill

Times may arise when you simply cannot run outside. If you have access to a treadmill it is entirely reasonable to do a great speed workout on the treadmill. 157 more words


Track Workout Tuesday: 8x200m

Today’s track workout comes as a progression to last week’s installment available here: https://runningyourbody.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/track-workout-tuesday/. I must say that the track feels like down feathers under my feet after the last several months of trail and street running. 368 more words


Track Workout Tuesday

Track workouts are more fun than you think. If you have the right frame of mind. For me, track workouts that are under my own control feel much more pleasant that the fear and nausea inducing workouts that I did in high school. 397 more words