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Push-the-Pace Workout

“I look forward to is a speed–well, speed for me, anyways–day on the treadmill. I start the first mile a slightly challenging pace and then make sure each one after that is slightly faster then the previous one. Every once in a while I will switch it up and instead of doing three 1-mile repeats, I will do 5-6 half-mile repeats.”
—Christine, another mother runner and contributor to Get Fit Alamo City

1.5-mile warm-up.

Short recovery walk.

Three 1-mile repeats with a 2-2.5 minute recovery walk in between.

Quick recovery walk after the third 1 mile repeat.

Finish with a 1.5-mile cool-down jog.


3 Responses to Push-the-Pace Workout

  1. Amy says:

    Sorry, I am fairly new to running, and just now am looking into training plans since I seemed to overwork and fatigue my muscles. Anyhow, can someone explain to me what it means by “1-mile repeats”…thank you! I need some good treadmill workouts before fall gets here with all the bad weather!

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