Zone 5 training is very hard. Today we have 5 sets of near maximal effort running. Ensure you’re working at a rate that is sustainable for the entire 1-minute interval. Push hard and reap the benefits of your effort.


5 min in Zone 1
5 min in Zone 2
5 sets:
1 minutes in Zone 5
2 minutes in Zone 1)
5 min Zone 1

Zone 1 – Very easy with little to no impact on respiratory rate
Zone 2 – Easy but 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.
Zone 5 – 97% effort for the given duration.

Posted by Adam Janke

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