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    hi guys i just wanted to know if my 800m running program is good I would really appreciate some advice.

    Monday: 100M hill sprints 5 times with 1 minute rest.


    wednesday Long 1 hour run.


    thursday 2 lots of 800M runs

    Saturday: climbing flights of stairs also I do weight training for my Legs on this day
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    (Original post by muzzy2017)
    hi guys i just wanted to know if my 800m running program is good I would really appreciate some advice.

    Monday: 100M hill sprints 5 times with 1 minute rest.


    wednesday Long 1 hour run.


    thursday 2 lots of 800M runs

    Saturday: climbing flights of stairs also I do weight training for my Legs on this day
    Maybe you are better off asking on Runners World.

    https://forums.runnersworld.co.uk/categories/beginners
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    Since 800m is both an aerobic and anaerobic event you want to incorporate 3 components into your training really, sprinting, speed endurance and endurance training. The 800m runners at my club will do

    Endurance
    longer runs (2 - 3 miles) once a week (the very dedicated opt for twice per week :/)

    Speed endurance
    1 session per week short Interval reps for ie:
    10 x 300m with 3 mins rest
    or
    ladders (3 mins rest in between each - 500m, 300m 400m, 200m, 300m, 400m, 500m x 2 with 5 mins rest between each set)
    or
    6 x 200m (90 secs rest) 5 mins rest then 6 x 200m again.

    Speed endurance
    1 session per week long interval reps ie
    7 x 800m repetitions with 3 mins rest
    or 4 x 1 mile reps with 3 mins rest
    or 1 mile, 1 800, 1 mile, 1 800
    or 8 x 200m hill 'sprints' (approx 70 percent of max speed)

    *if you do the same session every week the body can adapt to just that specific sesh so varying the sessions helps you to improve further by challenging your systems plus it teaches you your pacing.

    Sprints
    1 sesh per week 7 x 50m sprints flat out, maybe the odd 150m thrown in.


    Your session is fine if you are new to running you have some variety it will help your basic fitness but if you want to improve then definately build the training up gradually but the above schedule is what the amateur 800m runners at my club tend to follow.
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    Maybe you are better off asking on Runners World.

    https://forums.runnersworld.co.uk/categories/beginners
    Will do
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    (Original post by inthedark1)
    Since 800m is both an aerobic and anaerobic event you want to incorporate 3 components into your training really, sprinting, speed endurance and endurance training. The 800m runners at my club will do

    Endurance
    longer runs (2 - 3 miles) once a week (the very dedicated opt for twice per week :/)

    Speed endurance
    1 session per week short Interval reps for ie:
    10 x 300m with 3 mins rest
    or
    ladders (3 mins rest in between each - 500m, 300m 400m, 200m, 300m, 400m, 500m x 2 with 5 mins rest between each set)
    or
    6 x 200m (90 secs rest) 5 mins rest then 6 x 200m again.

    Speed endurance
    1 session per week long interval reps ie
    7 x 800m repetitions with 3 mins rest
    or 4 x 1 mile reps with 3 mins rest
    or 1 mile, 1 800, 1 mile, 1 800
    or 8 x 200m hill 'sprints' (approx 70 percent of max speed)

    *if you do the same session every week the body can adapt to just that specific sesh so varying the sessions helps you to improve further by challenging your systems plus it teaches you your pacing.

    Sprints
    1 sesh per week 7 x 50m sprints flat out, maybe the odd 150m thrown in.


    Your session is fine if you are new to running you have some variety it will help your basic fitness but if you want to improve then definately build the training up gradually but the above schedule is what the amateur 800m runners at my club tend to follow.
    thank you This was very informative I will incorporate some of this into mine
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    I went on a 9 mile run recently.
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    I went on a 9 mile run recently.
    Thats good, running is amazing
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    (Original post by muzzy2017)
    Thats good, running is amazing
    At around the 6 mile mark my legs began to feel a shooting pain and I thought I'd end up snapping something just from the impact with the tarmac. If I were to train seriously I think I'd be able to clear the London marathon.
 
 
 
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