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.

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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