Hill running is great for dialling up the intensity of your runs while still keeping things easy on the joints. Find a nice steep hill and hit the gas and feel your lungs BURN.
5 min in Zone 1 / Very easy
5 min in Zone 2 / Easy
30s in Zone 5, uphill
90s 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.
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