30 Sep '15, 9pm

Workout of the Week: Sharpening Sessions

Workout of the Week: Sharpening Sessions

The main aim of your sharpening workouts is to arrive at the starting line feeling confident, rested and ready to race. Photo: Shutterstock.com Race week can be summed up as a stressful stretch of days culminating in, at most, a few hours of extreme effort. No big deal, right? After months of mega mileage, dozens of long runs and week after week of killer workouts, you’re in the best shape of your life. All you need are a bunch of days off and one or two more really fast speed sessions in the few days before the race to put a cap on your confidence levels. Or maybe you don’t. Many competitive runners have their trigger finger too close to the panic button in the final seven days before a big race. The tendency is to drastically reduce your training volume, take a lot of days off (you want to be well rested, right?) and spin your wheels so quickly when you do run that race ...

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