29 Aug '14, 12pm

How to Increase Mileage Safely: Forget the 10% Rule via @JasonFitz1

How to Increase Mileage Safely: Forget the 10% Rule via @JasonFitz1

I agree that rigid rules like 10% are of doubtful value – we are just too individually talented and must make progress at our own pace. I’ll share an experience with increasing my mileage, in hopes that it will help others. In the early 1990s, I bumped my training from 10-15 miles per week to alternating weeks of 45 and 60. I ran only every other day, so I was doing all 15-milers. I took a year and a half to increase mileage, adding 1/2-mile to each run every other week. During those 18 months I missed not a single day due to injury or overtraining. I did miss one day after a bad reaction to a flu shot. It was an enjoyable experience. I thought of it as the Inch-Up Method. It worked infallibly well. My goal was to train for slow-paced marathons – “just to finish.” If I had it to do again, I would choose a different method entirely. I would do two short recovery runs during...

Full article: http://strengthrunning.com/2010/06/how-to-increase-mileage/

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