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The Race Period for Racers

Further information to make a success out of your 10k training programs. Please note, this RACE PERIOD for RACERS is only recommended for those who would like to race for a period of 4 to 6 weeks max. This is normally aimed at the more ELITE athletes, sub 33min 10k PB or a Women with sub 36min. The reason for this … [Read more...]

The Off Training Period – 10K Training programs

Further information to make a success out of your 10k training programs. You have been training on the program for 3 to 4 months and you are beginning to feel jaded and the progress has become a little slower. It is time to rest. Rest and recovery is most important. We recommend a break of 2 to 3 days of no … [Read more...]

The Build Up Period – 10K Training programs

Further information to make a success out of your 10k training programs. Please note, this Build Up is only recommended for those who have trained on the 10k training programs previously. Do not start with the Build Up if you have not trained on the programs The Build Up was known in the days gone past as the … [Read more...]

Understanding Intervals

Matching training characteristics to physiological changes Which is "better", Interval Training or Steady State Training? Obviously that is simplistically stated, but I will try to make things more clear as we go. Eight years ago, my master's thesis asked this exact question. One group of rats "volunteered" to run … [Read more...]

Interval Intensity of Understanding Intervals

The article below leads on from the 1st article The Interpretation of Understanding Intervals OK then, all hard intervals all the time, right? NO, keep reading, the plot thickens. From what I have presented so far, and other research, I feel comfortable in saying that a program employing relatively low … [Read more...]

The Rest during intervals as important as the work itself

You're doing some tough intervals at the track or on the road, and after each one you're gasping for oxygen and hoping that the pain in your muscles will subside soon. You've read that it's best to exercise lightly during your recovery intervals, but your body and mind are telling you to lean over and clutch your … [Read more...]

Training towards a sub 31 minute 10K

Firstly, what must be understood is that in order for you to run sub 31 minutes for 10Km, you must be able to run at 3 minutes 05 seconds per kilometer for the distance. … [Read more...]

Train towards a sub 33 minute 10K

Firstly, what must be understood is that in order for you to run sub 33 minutes for 10Km, you must be able to run below 3 minutes 18 seconds per kilometer for the distance. … [Read more...]

Training towards a sub 35 minute 10K

Firstly, what must be understood is that in order for you to run sub 35 minutes for 10Km, you must be able to run below 3 minutes 30 seconds per kilometer for the distance. … [Read more...]

Aerobic Training

Aerobic training, also known as "base training," has been likened to the foundation of a building in its importance to developing fitness. No house could survive for long with a weak foundation and so it is with distance runners and aerobic training. … [Read more...]