Superfoods, supershoes, superfuel, super workouts and super recovery gadgets have all become the rage over the past decade as over stressed, time constrained weekend warriors try to find that elite performance edge.
a situation or statement that seems impossible or is difficult to understand because it contains two opposite facts or characteristics:
- Running is fun.
- That was such an awesome race, my muscles were crying.
Information on running form can leave one feeling insecure and confused about how you run. To help you I have summarized the basic essentials to pay attention to in the infographic below. Don't over think it, pay attention to your body and think "run easy".
Welcome to this three part series on speed workouts for beginners. I will be giving you useful information to get you going safely with speedwork and to keep you going, onwards and upwards.
-Part 1 - Priming the body for faster work.
-Part 2 - Different types of speed sessions.
-Part 3 - Sample workouts for beginners.
Hills are in my personal opinion the best go to for improving speed. They are relatively safe as the incline keeps you from sprinting too fast and together with speed they also improve leg strength and running form (both important contributors to speed).