8 Week Lactate Threshold Improvement (Pace & Metric Distance Based)
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Training at your Lactate Threshold has been proven to improve running performance over all race distances regardless of what the pace is for one’s Lactate Threshold. Whether your Threshold Pace is 3:50/km or 5:50 per km, the plan will work for you. I have used this set of workouts with my athletes as an 8 week block of training and improvement has been from 7 to 19 seconds/km in their Threshold Pace.
This training plan has paces based on percentages of your Threshold Pace so once you purchase the plan and link it to your Training Peaks account with your current Threshold Pace set up in your profile, the plan will update for workout time duration and the estimated TSS.
The plan is not tied to any specific calendar event so you can set what you want to be Day #1 of the plan and it will drop into your Training Peaks calendar at that date and structure the next 8 weeks of your training.
It is set up for Structured Workouts so if you have a device that works with Training Peaks Structured workouts, each workout will download to your device via Bluetooth when you select the +Training Peaks option for the type of run. If you do not have a device that works with Structured Workouts, even the Pace Drop workouts are not so complicated that you won't be able to do the workout properly.
There are some hard workouts in this plan. It is not intended for the beginner runner. One should have good base of at least an 18 km weekly volume with 10km minimum for the weekly long run.
How it Works
Training Plan Sample Week
Average Weekly Breakdown
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Training Load By Week
This plan works best with the following fitness devices:
- This plan includes a Free Basic TrainingPeaks Account.
- Access your training plan anywhere on the TrainingPeaks mobile and desktop apps.
- Track your performance with robust data tracking and detailed graphs.
- Plan for your event in the TrainingPeaks calendar.
- Track your weight, sleep, hours, fatigue and stress while you train.
- Syncs daily with other popular apps like Garmin and MyFitnessPal.
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