15 Nov '13, 2pm

Advanced GPS Training- Using GPS to Master the Tempo Run

Advanced GPS Training- Using GPS to Master the Tempo Run

This article will start a series of training pieces regarding the use of GPS units for competitive runners. See this article for a great overview on GPS units and their basic uses for distance runners. This week’s installment will focus on a key component to distance running performance- the all-important tempo run! Your GPS will help you on these workouts by allowing you to monitor pace, distance, duration, and also by freeing you to run in virtually any training environment. Tempo Runs (and not Only) Virtually all runners have employed a “tempo” run at some point in their training for a key race, and there is no one easy answer to what constitutes this particular workout. You may often hear someone say, “Oh, I ran that race as a tempo last week”, or “Wanna join me for a tempo run on Sunday?”. The truth is, tempo runs are perhaps the most ambiguous training sessions one c...

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