For many runners, the dog days of summer mean base building for a fall marathon. Improving your aerobic system with a big base is critical to running a fast marathon. But what about all those fun and competitive 5Ks you have lined up this summer? Is it possible to maintain speed while building miles, and not threaten to ruin the effects of the base training? Can speed work in the base phase help your marathon training?
This article by Jeff Gaudette discusses some non traditional style speed workouts that many are not aware of which can really improve your running.
Read the entire article here from Running Times.