Friday, 3 June 2011
Hill Sprinting Progress And A New Pair Of Saucony Hattori!
After finishing my short hill sprint session last night I decided to compare my times for the hill with when I last did this session-back in 2003!
Amazingly I'm running the hill just as fast now as 8 years ago!
2003 was a good year I set my P.B.'s for 4 miles with 21.31 and also 27.11 in a 5 mile hill race!
Not sure why I stopped doing the hill reps because they really help improve power-strength and stride, other benefits include boosting your growth hormones level by up to 40%, very useful for us masters runners as G.H. increases recovery, rebuilds muscle mass and burns fat!
Hill sprints are highly recommended by top Italian endurance coaches and by masters super coach Pete Magill.
I'm now into my fourth week of short hill sprints and feel like I'm getting stronger.
Just got delivery of a new pair of Saucony Hattori these shoes are incredibly light and very minimal and will be used for my up coming short races and maybe even the half marathon in a couple of weeks!
OK off for a test run :0]
MOUNTAIN RUNNING NEWS
Tom Owens continues phenomenal 2011 form at Zegama and finishes runner-up to Kilian Jornet by seconds, as Ricky Lightfoot suffers in the heat...
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SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND?