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    Slow race/ dead legs

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    XxcrosscountrygirlxX
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    Slow race/ dead legs

    Post by XxcrosscountrygirlxX on Thu Sep 18, 2008 9:03 pm

    so, i've been running about 22:45 for the past few meets. then, yesterday i ran 24:15 and it felt really hard and my legs were dead. i ran 35 min today at about an 8:30 and it felt hard (usually that would be really easy). my coach says i've been doing too much speed because i'm a slow twitch muscle person, just wondering your opinion on what i've been doing wrong. my training schedule (been doing for about 3-4 weeks):
    monday: 4x400 @ 1:32 w/ 400 jog
    tuesday: 30 min easy
    wednesday: meet
    thursday: 30 min easy
    friday: 3 x 600 @ 2:20 w/ 600 jog
    saturday: rest or 20 min easy
    sunday: 70 min

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    Re: Slow race/ dead legs

    Post by hxc on Fri Sep 19, 2008 8:19 pm

    XxcrosscountrygirlxX wrote:just wondering your opinion on what i've been doing wrong.

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    Re: Slow race/ dead legs

    Post by AudienceOfOne on Fri Sep 19, 2008 8:20 pm

    that happens to a lot of people when the training gets hard in the middle of the season. don't worry about it.


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    Re: Slow race/ dead legs

    Post by T B K on Fri Sep 19, 2008 10:18 pm

    Don't do intervals twice a week. Try intergrating maybe a 5 mile tempo run in there.
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    Re: Slow race/ dead legs

    Post by running_violet on Sat Sep 20, 2008 11:44 am

    sometimes, people just have bad days.


    and which i might add...i hate bad days...so dumb. ii hate them!!!!!!

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