WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Progression Run

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Progression Run

This week, Coach Becky posted a #TipTuesday on the Runner In Training Facebook page (read it here) about running negative splits in a race. Negative splits happen when you run faster miles at the end of the race instead of your pace dropping as the miles add up. How do you run negative splits? Practice. And a lot of restraint.

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Turkey Tabata

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Turkey Tabata

Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green bean casserole, pie…oh my! What better way to try and torch those Thanksgiving calories than with a Tabata workout. If you don’t recall how Tabata works, be sure to visit our post from August. Perform the exercises...
WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Mario’s Miles

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Mario’s Miles

Are you training for a specific event, with a specific goal pace in mind? If so, the only way to reach that goal is to consistently run your goal pace during training. No, not all of your runs should be, or need to be, at fast paces. In fact, we suggest a ratio of 80/20 easy to hard effort training runs. If you struggle with goal pace in training, you will most likely struggle during the race.

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Finding Your Balance

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Finding Your Balance

Since we are supported on a single leg while running, it’s important to work on balance, strength and stabilization. When training on a single leg, we are also able to engage smaller muscles such as the gluteus medius and abductors which may not be fully activated in dual leg exercises.

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: Tick, Tick, Tick, Tabata – BOOM!

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY: Tick, Tick, Tick, Tabata – BOOM!

Today’s workout will provide an intense and effective workout using the Tabata method. Tabata who? Named after the creator, Izumi Tabata, this training is one of the most popular forms of high-intensity interval training (HIIT). Pick an activity and go all-out for 20 seconds, and then rest for 10 seconds. Repeat.