Quick mid-week training sessions

Author: Women's Running Magazine

Read Time:   |  December 13, 2017

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Sometimes, finding time in the day to make yourself a cup of tea can be hard enough, never mind finding time to go for a run. Juggling long office hours with feeding a family, ferrying the children just about everywhere, and making a never-ending stream of packed lunches, it can feel almost impossible to find time to yourself – especially midweek!

However, we know how frustrating it can be when you have to skip a training session, and are all too familiar with those haunting feelings of guilt and sluggishness as you sit down in the evening knowing you’ve not trained…

That’s why we’ve compiled two training sessions, which can be squeezed into your day just about anywhere. On those all-too-hectic days, it’s important to focus on quality rather than mileage, and that’s exactly what these sessions are based upon. These two interval sessions, which focus on running at speed, with bouts of lower-intensity running, are a great way to improve your speed and stamina, and are also great fat burners, revving up your metabolism and burning calories in the hours after your run.

Highlight the time of the day you’re going to have most control over – be it before work or before making your evening meal –and make it your own. You only need 15 minutes…

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