Workout of the Week: 069 – Progression 1500s

Welcome to a new block of training that I’m calling “Practice Makes Progress”. Over the next four weeks we’ll be doing progression-style workouts that focus on running faster as things get tougher. It’s great for the body and great for the mind! WHAT? 5 sets of: [1k @ your 10k race pace, 500m @ your[…]

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[…]

Workout of the Week: 065 – Becky Wade’s 300s

This week we welcome to the show USA-representative and 2:30-marathoner, Becky Wade-Firth as she brings us the first of two workouts that help transition us from a speed-focus to a more endurance-focused workout.  WHAT? 4 sets of:[300m @ your 5k race pace100m jog float]800m jogs between sets Terrain: Track or measurable pathway. Feels: Smooth &[…]

Workout of the Week: 041 – Intro to Intervals

This week is all about doing some quality speed work and also laying the foundations for next week with an intro to interval training. WHAT Intro to Intervals 5x30s strides (90s jog) 5x1k @ Your 10k Race Pace (1min recovery) Terrain: Flat, measurable pathway or running track. Feels: Laying foundations. Like last week, we’re not[…]

Workout of the Week: 020 – Camille Buscomb

This week we have a special guest presenting one of her favourite interval workouts especially for Fast February. And it comes from one freakishly fast lady … Camille Buscomb is New Zealand’s current queen of distance running having finished 12th in both the 5000m and 10,000m at last year’s World Champs—both in personal best times[…]