4 STEPS TO FASTER RUNNING
In this short video acclaimed coach Jason Fitzgerald outlines his battle-tested program: 4 training phases to faster running.
Applying a progressive approach to the next 16 to 20 weeks, he lays out his roadmap for improvement.
Not surprisingly it begins with a 4 week focus on strength training, which allows your body to handle the coming increase of training load. Consider it as injury-proofing insurance.
Next comes an 8-week period of increasing your mileage and your long runs. Although performed at easy Zone 2 pace, this is where you’ll teach your body to do more work.
His program wraps up with a period of easy speed, leading into race-specific training. This proven plan removes the uncertainty in your run training and positions you for faster performances later this season.