>Running 101>interval training?
Blaine Moore (MM#2867)
Will doing my method work or is it necessary for me to do the interval thing to become better? Any training advice would be appreciated!
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Lisa, the only reason you might need to do faster running is if you want to race faster.
(Or lose weight after hitting a plateau. Or challenge yourself more. Or changing things up a little to keep from getting bored. Or keep from getting repetitive motion injuries [although that can be a fine line])
I agree that starting with a base is probably the better way to go. Just wanted to point out that there's more than one reason to want to do speedwork.
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