30 Aug '14, 1am

How to time your workouts to perform your best:

Seasoned runners know that long runs, tempo runs, and speedwork are all critical to improving performance. What's more challenging, perhaps, is scheduling these sessions so you get the most out of each effort. "It's important to time your workouts correctly, and a lot of runners do it wrong," says Jason Fitzgerald, a Washington, D.C.—based coach, 2:39 marathoner, and founder of StrengthRunning.com . Getting the right amount of rest between quality workouts and before races helps the body recover and adapt, while knowing the best time of day to do certain runs can yield a more productive session. Clearly, whenever you can get out and run is when you should run—but if you've got options, here's how to time everything just right. Go Long in the A.M. "One of the primary reasons to do a long run is to improve fat-burning metabolism," says Scott Fliegelman, a coach in Boulder, C...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/running-tips/how-time-workout...

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