Workout of the Week: 071 – Progression 5Ks

Can you complete the double royal flush? Two 5Ks increasing speed every kilometre—that’s our workout for the week. WHAT? Progression 5Ks 2x 5k increasing pace every KM (marathon, half, 1-hour, 10k and 5k race pace) 1-2 jog recovery Terrain: Flat, measurable pathway. Feels: The Pacing Ninja Keeping with our theme of progression work, this one[…]

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:[4x 400m @ your 10k-5k race pace100m jog float]800m jogs between sets Terrain: Track or measurable pathway. Feels: The Christmas dinner burner! This workout[…]

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: 026 – 2x20mins Marathon Pace + Strides

In the midst of global craziness, races being cancelled and social distancing, we are still crushing out Massive March workouts. And this is a goodie … WHAT 2x20mins @ marathon pace (5mins jog between) (OR 2x 15mins @ half marathon). With 2x30secs at the beginning, middle and end Terrain: Mixed, with some flat measurable paths[…]

Workout of the Week: 025 – Oska Inkster-Baynes 4×10 Minutes

Now we’re in the middle of Massive March we have the perfect man for the job of helping us adapt to going longer and marathon pace: Oska Inkster-Baynes—the reigning NZ marathon champ! This is a workout he will do out on the hills behind Christchurch and is ideally done to heart-rate/feel rather than exact pace.[…]