Ah, the easy run. In theory easy runs are so simple; just run, well, easy! But in practice they’re very difficult to get right. What exactly is “easy” when it comes to running, anyway? Is it a pace? An effort level? Is it an objective measurement? A subjective one?
Salty took care of explaining some of the basics in her post on easy runs. She explains why it’s important to run easy for: a) recovery from workouts and races; and b) building an aerobic base. I want to dive a little deeper into easy runs. Let’s explore more about not only why it’s important to get them right, but also how! Read more >>