Run Smarter, Not Faster: How to Find Your “Gears” for Better Workouts

Runners like to focus on getting faster, but especially if you’re new to running, you might be missing a key part of your training: learning to run slower, too. You need several “gears” in slow, medium, and fast speeds to get the most out of different types of workouts (and perform better in races).

Source: Run Smarter, Not Faster: How to Find Your “Gears” for Better Workouts

Slow running is not difficult for me – the only difference between my “slow”, “medium” and “fast” is how laboured my breathing is.

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