That's great. Many thanks Heckenhocker. Makes sense in terms of intensity compared to other runs. Just to clarify on the "fast" pace...:
When it says Fast-10K - 90-94%:Fast-5K - 93-97% MHR:Fast-above-5K:
Do I read this as any distance up to 5k "fast" = 6:05 min miles.
5k-10k "fast" = 6:18 min miles.
Over 10k "fast" = 6:35 min miles.
I'm following the Garmin half marathon schedule, but using my Garmin 50 rather than downloading the schedule to a fancier model.
My question is how to read the pace requirements.
eg Tue 1M jog, then 6 x 1M (or 6 mins) brisk, with 400m (2-min) jog recoveries, then 1M jog .
My "brisk" pace (for a 1:30 target time) is 6:52. So should I be running 1m in 6:52? or 1m in 6mins? Quite a difference for my level.
Also could you clarify the "fast " paces Fast-10K - 90-94%:Fast-5K - 93-97% MHR:Fast-above-5K:
Again for track sessions i'm confused about which of these paces to use. In the schedule the distance and time always seems to suggest 1:30 laps...
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