Old 07-19-06, 01:25 PM
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Originally Posted by NoRacer
As a runner, who in the past did interval sessions as part of road race training, if I couldn't hit and hold target pace during the work interval or I couldn't complete the work interval at target pace or if my heart rate did not recover in the recovery interval to a certain level before the next work interval, then it was time to pack it in for the day.
+1

Also after about 15min total work interval time you are not really gaining much benefit. Mix up doing stuff like: 3x5min, 5x3min or 15x1min. The last sets will always be harder than the first but you should still be getting close to your goal pace.
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