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Fitness Tip#219 - October 4, 2012

Thursday, October 04, 2012

How You Can Get Faster (1 of 3)

Most of us aren’t going to race in London’s Olympic Games, much less break a world record. But that doesn’t mean we can’t learn to run faster using some of the techniques champions have used. The top three guidelines for average athletes:

1. DO MORE TRAINING AT OR NEAR RACE PACE. These sorts of workouts, called HIT sessions for “High Intensity Training,” help the legs, heart, and brain adapt to the stress of race efforts. “Thousands of runners have reported that the FIRST training paces are challenging, but helped them achieve faster times,” says Bill Pierce.

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JAN155 10/5/2012 2:24PM

    Tempo runs are a great way to improve both PR time and VO2 max. They have helped me a lot! Thanks for the great info!

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