A lot of my running programming is inspired by Matt Fitzgerald and his 80/20 running series. 80/20 running is a program where 80% of the training is considered to be low-intensity and only 20% is moderate or high-intensity. Utilizing this particular zone method makes following the training very easy. No fancy equipment is required, just a little self intuition. Hope you enjoy this fun interval running workout.
5 min in Zone 1 (Walk or light jogging)
5 min in Zone 2 (Light jogging)
2 minutes in Zone 5
2 minutes in Zone 1
5 min Zone 1
Zone 1 – Very easy with little to no impact on breathing.
Zone 2 – Easy, able to maintain a conversation without interruption.
Zone 3 – Moderate but sustainable for 1+ hours. 5-10 words without interruption.
Zone 4 – Hard but not all out. 2-3 words before interruption. Hard running.
Zone 5 – 97% effort for the given duration.
Motivate your friends and the hunting community at large. Share alternate or complimentary workouts. Post your sets in the comments and let us know how you feel pre/post workout.