Tempo run – Wednesday 30th January

This fitbitch had been doing her tempo training!

Whether you’re a seasoned runner, beginner or first timer, everyone is welcome at our mid-week training session. For those of you running the half or full marathon, this session will build on your previous efforts. For those of you running the Bluebell 10k, this will be a great kick start to your training.

You’ll all be working at your own ability and racing goals, so everyone is welcome. And before you start to groan at the thought of speedwork, let us tell you why this will benefit you as a runner – not just your race time.

Tempo means pace. It’s about running faster than you would on your long run, but not quite as fast as you would for a hundred metre dash in order to teach your body to use oxygen more efficiently.

By running at your lactate threshold (the point where your legs start to get tired), your body produces lactic acid. The more you train at this level, the better your body becomes at re-cycling the lactic acid as fuel, keeping that heavy leg feeling at bay. And with fresher legs you can run further (and faster) – which is just the ticket for a 10k, half or full marathon.

Meet: Hove Promenade, in front of King Alfred car park (parking free after 6pm)
Time: 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Trainer: Melissa (07894 146016)
Drop in £5.00


9 responses to “Tempo run – Wednesday 30th January

  1. Me and my heavy legs will be there!

  2. I’ll be there 🙂

  3. Rachel Cashman

    I hope to be there London to Brighton commuter train allowing!

  4. I’ll be there!
    Did my first formal run last Sunday, the Lido 4 in Worthing, so now very motivated again.

  5. See you there.

  6. Sorry I missed Sunday. I will be there tonight

  7. Me and Penny will be there.

  8. See you there!

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