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2023 RunBlogRun Spring Training for Middle Distances, 800m-5,000m, Week One, day 4, a day in the hills!

Larry Eder

This is Thursday, March 16, 2023.

It is Day 4, Week One of the RunBlogRun 2023 Spring Training for Middle Distances, 800m-5000m.

Today is a hill day, part of the secret sauce.

Your workout today is warm up slowly, 6 x 50m. uphill, jog down, 6 x 100m uphill, jog down, 6 x 150 meter uphill, jog down, 3 x 250m uphill, jog down, 30 minutes of moderate running, and a nice, long cooldown.

Athletes, from the sprints to the marathons use hills in the seasonal development.

  • Larry Eder has had a 50-year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher, and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America’s first sub-4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Athletics to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts, and RunBlogRun. Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says: “I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at, the most of anything I have ever done, except, maybe running itself.”

    Theme song: Greg Allman, ” I’m no Angel.”

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