If you have big goals for short course events like sprint and Olympic races in 2014, focusing on these key elements will help you reach the next level this season.
Looking for a 3% – 6% performance boost? Add interval training to your repertoire to get to the next level.
CTL should not begin to plateau until you begin to taper, at which point your CTL will slowly drop and your level of current training fatigue, or ATL will more rapidly drop.
With the winter and spring marathon season looming in the near future and the 2012 Olympic Trials set for next week, I thought it would be a good idea to look at pacing technique, using a recent half marathon as a case study.