If I am doing interval work i.e. 6 reps of 600m at 10min mile pace with 4 min recovery runs. What speed am I supposed to be doing the recovery runs?
I also use a HRM so the reps I would normally be doing between 85-90% of WHR.
Recovery runs are just what it says on the tin.
Mykey sums it up in that you need to go at a pace that you FULLY recovered for the next Interval otherwise your not going to get the most out of any interval session that you do.
I would say that you should aim to be lowering your HR to around 60-75%WHR
If you switch your HR reading to %, its much easir to work with. Most have this settiing.
Recovery for me is 60/70%
Easy run 70/75%
Racing/speed work 90+
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