This is your workout for Thursday, November 9, 2023.
Today is a hill day.
Hills are the secret sauce for many savvy coaches and athletes.
Lance Brauman, the renowned sprint coach, has his sprinters use hill repeats during the early season.
Many coaches have athletes on hills most of the season.
4-time Olympic gold medalist used hills instead of track much of the season to build strength and speed.
Your workout today:
Warm up well, get the big muscles warmed up.
30-minute run, begin easy, build up to moderate, and keep it there.
8 x 400m hill, jog down easy.
30-minute run, begin easy, build up to a moderate pace, and keep it there.
8 x 200m hill, jog down easy
Finish with 6 x 150m stride outs
Cool down slowly.