In this article I’m going to attempt to explain why and how you should increase the total training volume in running in order to perform better in your races (whatever distance they may be)!
This is going to be quite a technical article, aimed at running coaches and running “geeks”, but I’m going to try to keep the technical training lingo to a minimum in order to appeal to a larger audience.
In the summer, we get too hot and we’re forced to slow down. In the winter, without the proper equipment, we might not even become warm enough to feel comfortable during our run. So, if you don’t have access to a treadmill use the following 10 tips to master the elements.
A quick jump on the treadmill at home might be more convenient than a 20-minute commute to the gym! The goal in this article is to show you how treadmill training can be useful and totally not “boring and stale”. So, let’s get right to it.
I’m talking about the Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE). The RPE scale is a widely used effort metric in sports and it is a simple and easy to use method of analysing an individual’s effort.
Using this technique may not be the best idea for absolute beginners, because it requires you to know and understand your bodies signs of fatigue. Usually, this only comes with time and experience.
In this article I’m going to go through five different types of runs and give you a workout example as well as a suggested effort to each session! However, instead of giving you a certain pace to run at, we’re going to use rate of perceived exertion (RPE) to choose what speed you should perform each run at. The RPE scale is a widely used effort metric in sports. It is a simple and easy to use method of analyzing an individual’s effort.