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A Step-by-Step Guide to Tempo Runs

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Annie Kelley
Jun 09, 2016 14:00
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Tempo runs are beneficial for virtually every runner—from milers to marathoners, tempos are nearly ubiquitous.

We also ran them during the base phase for indoor and outdoor track even though I was focusing on the 3km and 5km distances .

A pace that s faster than moderate but not exactly hard.

As University of Colorado at Boulder, head cross country coach Mark Wetmore said:

Distance runners are experts at pain, discomfort, and fear.

Follow a few principles and you ll run faster, for longer, in no time:

Run a consistent long run every week

Focus on aerobic workouts like tempo runs

Gradually run higher mileage but increase that volume strategically and carefully!

A Step-by-Step Guide to Tempo Runs Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald is a 2:39 marathoner and USATF-certified running coach at Strength Running.

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