all training in the final week before the triathlon – and also to have a relaxed week (at least) after it’s over. Good luck!—George Gandy, Director of Athletics at Loughborough University
.You should replace the other sessions with relaxed runs and moderately paced tempo sessions. Your present inclusion of one easy day and one rest day is a very good idea.George Gandy, Director of Athletics at Loughborough University.
Q My road race performances have remained at a similar standard during the past couple of years, and I feel that Im training pretty aimlessly. How can I change my training programme to get a good result this year?A I recommend you focus on one
, such as times for particular sections, or closeness to a particular rival. Let the good points boost you, rather than allowing the bad points to discourage you.George Gandy, Director of Athletics at Loughborough University
Q I had a couple of years without racing, and then took up speedwork again 11 months ago. But even though Im back up to 40-50 miles a week (from 15-25) and doing speed sessions (typically 6 x 1 mile with four-minute jog recoveries, or 16 x 400m
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