This revolutionary training method has been embraced by elite runners – with extraordinary results – and now you can do it too.
Respected running and fitness expert Matt Fitzgerald explains how the 80/20 running program – in which you do 80 per cent of runs at a lower intensity and just 20 per cent at a higher intensity – is the best change runners of all abilities can make to improve their performance. With a thorough examination of the science and research behind this training method, 80/20 Running is a hands-on guide for runners of all levels with training programs for 5k, 10k, half-marathon and marathon distances.
In 80/20 Running you’ll discover how to transform your workouts to avoid burnout.
Runs will become more pleasant and less draining
You’ll carry less fatigue from one run to the next
Your performance will improve in the few high-intensity runs
Your fitness levels will reach new heights