- Posted by: Eitopabov
- Category: Running, Sports training
If you’re not pleased with yourself coming last in race then follow up for a couple of pointers on ways to become quicker. You most likely know there is not one special bullet; however a build-up of various little things that accumulate with time. Each distance will have different requirements so let’s discuss to get quicker in your next race.
Make certain you have the ability to run long, a minimum of two times the distance you wish to race. To put it simply if 5K is your best distance, long terms need to be at least 6 to 7 miles. A 10K would be twelve miles for a long term.
Work your way as much as your long terms over many months. If you wish to be quicker you have to train quicker. This is how it goes. Your long terms allow you to run faster paces. Paces allow you to to get quicker.
Once a week go to your local track. Most high schools have a track, free for you to use. You learn to have a love-hate relationship with the track. We run far away because we do not like track races. Too short! Track repeats are going to enhance your race times, as you would not believe!
There has been much debate in how to run repeats. All the book solutions never worked for me. Generally you’re presenting your body, to race speed in small sectors. You can blend and match the formula till you find the very best match that makes you a much faster runner on race day.
If you burn-out prematurely in a race, you’ll know its back to the drawing board. Let’s say you’re a 6:30 race rate runner. Break you repeats into a 1:35. Rest for 1:35. Do another and another and know ways to get faster.
Go to the track once a week for 6 to 8 weeks before race day to make yourself faster. Weekly include more repeats till you can do 10. It’s best to include more distance each week. 2 laps of 1:35, rest 1:35, 2 laps of 1:35, rest 1:35.
All this does is teach you to handle the pain and problem of lactic acid accumulation without slowing you down as much as before. Once you have fine-tuned the muscles through repeats, you’ll get more use to the sensation. If you’ll use these ways to run much faster, your next 5K time need to shock you!