Workout of the Week: 068 – 4x Mile

Bring on the mile reps! There’s something nostalgic doing mile reps that connects us to generations who have come before and churned rep after rep of 1609m. Plus, they’re great for building both engine and wheels! WHAT? 4x mile @ your 10k race pace400m jog recoveries Terrain: Running track or flat, measurable pathway. Feels: Smiles[…]

Workout of the Week: 066 – Becky Wade’s 400s

For our holiday season special, we’ve got 2:30-marathoner Becky Wade back to bring us a fun track session that provides a nice combo of interval- and endurance-style training. WHAT? 4 sets of:[400m @ your 10k-5k race pace100m jog float]800m jogs between sets Terrain: Track or measurable pathway. Feels: The Christmas dinner burner! This workout has[…]

Are you struggling with your marathon prep?

  Many of our TempoFit listeners and readers are prepping for marathons and half marathons right now. I’ve talked to several runners lately who are worried because they’re tired and the long runs aren’t feeling good. If this is you, what can you do?   1. Remember, that this is normal. For most marathoners and[…]

Workout of the Week: 014 – Feel-Good Fartlek

As we farewell 2019, we’re doing a run-it-as-you-feel fartlek: 10x 1min on, 1min off. You might do it fast, you might do it cruisey, or you might start slower and finish fast—it’s up to you and how your legs are feeling! Fartlek: 10x 1min at whatever speed you feel like Recoveries: 1 minute easy jog Terrain: Fun[…]

Workout of the Week: 004 – 25-Minute Tempo

Break out that GPS watch! It’s time to introduce the tempo run! We’ve crossed the midway point in this lactate threshold 6-week block training and so we’re switching from fartlek intervals to sustained tempo runs. And with this change, we’re leaving the trails for flight, ideally measured, paths (or you can do this in a[…]

How to tell a good running training plan from an average one?

By Hayden Shearman // A quick Google search revealed 825 million results for “marathon training plan” in just 0.36 seconds. That’s a lot of choice. And a lot of noise. And unfortunately not every training plan is made equal. And, worse, unfortunately not every runner is made equal … which complicates the heck out of[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 059 – Bevan James Eyles

Bevan James Eyles turned his life around with the help of fitness and now he’s using fitness to help others. He’s a running coach, podcaster, entrepreneur, life coach, fitness instructor and great personality in NZ’s endurance sport world. We also talk about our favourite go-to cross training methods for when the body says no to[…]