Well that hurt. A step by step guide to my track workout.

I can honestly say that this morning’s workout really hurt but that is what it takes to get where I want to go with my running.

Luckily I had my two favorite fans there cheering me on.

I thought it would be fun to take you step by step through my track workout.    My definition of track workouts used to be = run really hard, take a little break, run really hard again and then go home and sit on the couch.  Things have changed.

Step 1: I start off with these dynamic stretching drills. A great way to wake up, get that blood flowing and get your body loose.

Step 2:  Warm-up mile around the track at around an 8:15 pace.

Step 3:  This drill in the movie below about 10 times.  My coach was pulling on the resistance bands to help me get used to the idea of leaning forward slightly as I run (I naturally sit back in my stride).   After this drill when the band is taken off it feels easy to slightly lean forward which is a great thing so we followed this drill with 8 strides down the track about 30 yards in length without the resistance band….Read Full Article…

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