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Running Workouts – July 8th-14th, 2019

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Meet at Williams Field High School at 5:30am on Thursdays!

If you are unable to join us on Thursdays at 5:30am you can do this workout at the gym. Grab a friend and have a fun workout!

Running Workouts

If your goal is to improve in CrossFit or your overall fitness do these two running workouts we post each week in addition to your CrossFit Workouts. You will notice a huge difference in your workouts in class and overall fitness.

For the workouts we do each week you need to know you 1 Mile PR time and 400 Meter PR time.

We adapt workouts from Chris Hinshaw’s Aerobic Capacity program. The athletes that are completing these workouts are seeing huge improvements!

These workouts can be completed on the same day you do a CrossFit class or in place of the metcon. If you do both in the same day it is best if you have at least 4 hours of rest between workouts. For those that are super busy with life like most of us do your best!

Workout # 1

Warm Up 

Repeat 2 times:

100 meters at 400 meter pace, 200 meter walk

1×300 meters at 800 meter goal pace

Rest 5 minutes

1x 200 meters at 800 meter goal pace,  400 meter walk

Workout:

800 Meters at Race Pace

Cooldown

400 meters easy

Stretch

Workout # 2 – Join our CrossFit Preferred Running Group at Williams Field High School Track at 5:30am Thursday July 11th, 2019

Warm Up 

800 Meters

Stretching/Drills

Workout

8×200 meters (run between 10 seconds faster than 1 mile PR pace up to 25 seconds slower than 1 mile PR pace)

200 meters easy recovery run between  all reps.

No additional rest between efforts. The pace progressively gets faster but not all out.

This workout is all about being able to recover in between each faster 200 meter run.

Cooldown

400 meters easy

Stretch

Bonus Running Workout

9 Mile Run at an aerobic/conversation pace.

If your goal is to improve your running/Spartan Races and run some races you need to throw in a long run each week. It is very important that you get this time on your feet no matter what your pace is. This run is something you will do in place of a CrossFit Workout.

Discuss your goal with me and I will help you come up with a plan. You can text or call me (Kris LeSueur) at (602) 430-9060

For those that are feeling ready to run a long run start with 30 to 45 Minutes.