How should I train for 1600m?

How should I train for 1600m?

How should I train for 1600m?

20-25min run @ 70-80% of recent timed mile pace As the 1600m athlete’s capacity increases over the season: 25-30min run @70-80% of recent timed mile pace. 30-45min run @70-80% of recent timed mile pace. 45-60min run @70-80% of recent timed mile pace.

How can I get faster at 1600?

Ask the Coaches: Workouts to Teach 1600m Pacing

  1. 12 x 400 at goal pace plus 4 sec with a 200 jog.
  2. 12 x 200 at goal pace minus 3 sec with 400 jog.
  3. 6 x 300 with the first 200 at goal pace, then a full sprint kick over the last 100. Take a 3:00 estimated interval.
  4. 6 x 800 in 2:30 with a 200 jog.

How do I run 1600 meters in 5 minutes?

Measure 400M distance and cover its 4 rounds with minimum time. If on the first day it takes you 7 minutes to cover this distance, aim for 6 minutes and 45 seconds the next day and gradually, come down to 5 minutes and 30 seconds and under.

How do you train for 800m?

This workout is both anaerobic and aerobic.

  1. 30 – 60 min runs @ (50 – 70% mile pace) This will develop aerobic endurance.
  2. 30 – 60 min runs @ (70 – 80% mile pace)
  3. 4 x 600m @ (95 – 100% 800m pace)
  4. 3 – 4 x 400m @ (90 – 100% 800m pace)
  5. 10 – 12 X 100m @ (90 – 100% max speed)
  6. 10 – 12 x 200m @ (90 – 100% max speed)

How do military train for running?

Sprint/Pace Combo Pyramid

  1. Run quarter-mile at two minutes.
  2. Run quarter-mile at 1:50.
  3. Run quarter-mile at 1:40.
  4. Run quarter-mile at 1:30.
  5. Run quarter-mile at 1:20.
  6. Run quarter-mile at 1:10.
  7. Run quarter-mile at 60 seconds or less.

Should 800m runners lift weights?

QUESTION #1: Should I do weights? Yes, especially if you are an 800m runner. But only lift if you have been shown the proper form for each exercise.

How heavy should an 800m runner be?

For distance running it would be around 140-145lbs.