Many training schedules consist of a hard day followed by a long run(40 min +)Would someone not doing the long runs not improve as well? My view is that you have less of a chance of getting injured and more time to rest joints when skipping the long run. What do you guys think?
Here is what i think would be a good routine for most people-
Monday- leg work out followed by intervals( some accelerade after lifting”
Tues- Upper body work out
Wed- lifting followed by running on a decent incline that lasts about 100 yards, rest then repeat
Friday- Cross-training( pick up game of basketball or about 20 min bike ride for as fast you can for that time period) I read in i think it was runners world that running up stairs is terrific for running substitute.
Sat Sun- Do thing that you love that you have no time to do during the week