smoothpete wrote:Mix it up. Do the full length at your usual pace but throw in a few very short bursts of "give it all you got" (overly easy way of explaining fartlek).
For some runs just go out and do fast repeats of a much shorter distance (say, 500m) at the pace you need for your actual target. If you can't hit the required pace at the short distance (2:15 for 500m, 4:30 for 1km) then your full length goal is out of the question for a little while
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