Workout of the Week: 051 – Ladder Session #3

Are you ready for some distance? This week’s ladder session eases up the pace a little but goes a longer as we deliberately hunt out some hills. Bring them on!  WHAT? Ladder Session (in mins): 2-4-6-8-6-4-2 @ lactate threshold (your 1-hour race effort) Recovery: 2min recovery jogs Terrain: Mixed, undulating terrain. Feels: Climb every mountain![…]

Workout of the Week: 050 – Ladder Session #2

  It’s more fartlek ladder goodness this week! And this time with a slant towards more endurance than speed. WHAT? Ladder Session (in mins): 1-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-1 @ 3k – 15k race effort Recovery: 1min easy recovery jogs Terrain: Mixed, undulating terrain. Feels: Feel the rhythm. There’s 25 minutes of work in this workout, and with only[…]

Workout of the Week: 049 – Fartlek Ladder #1

To celebrate a new month and a new season, we’re launching into a new training block of fartlek ladder sessions—perfect for building speed and endurance and having a whole heap of fun in the process! WHAT? Ladder Session (in mins): 1-2-3-4-4-3-2-1 @ 3k-10k race effort Recovery: 1min easy recovery jogs Terrain: Mixed, undulating terrain. Feels:[…]

Workout of the Week: 046 – Tempo + Strides

You’ve gotta love a good old tempo run! This week we’re doing 25 minutes with some technique-targeting strides at the start. WHAT Tempo Run + Strides 4x20sec strides (100sec recovery jogs) 25mins @ lactate threshold pace Terrain: Flat-ish, measurable pathway. Feels: Armed and ready. Use the 4x20sec strides at the start to practice some technique[…]