We’re now in the brunt of winter, the point in training where it becomes really hard to stay the course. It’s like you’re 2.3 miles into a 5k and you want to puke or start walking. It’s at this point where persevering is most important! You’re almost there.
One way to stay the course and mix up your treadmill routines is to try a time trial on one.
“What? You mean race all out on a treadmill?!”
Yep. Whether its on the ‘mill or off, a time trial is challenging both mentally and physically. It is meant to simulate race conditions. Often, if done off of the ‘mill, it is done with a small group of runners. But taken to the ‘mill, it’s all you. And that can definitely boost your mental prowess as you head toward spring racing season! Read more >>