Off Khanardo Vercors 2009 (215)What does it mean to define a new normal in your training?

Mike over at Fit36 posed that very question and answered it by following his own training progression as he has gotten fitter over the Summer.

He just started running this past Spring and when he got started, he could run about 2 miles but even 2½ or 3 miles was a bit of a stretch.

Now, he’s running 4 miles on a regular basis and is trying to get to the point where going out for a 5 mile run is no big deal. Being a new runner, I think that’s a great strategy.

For you, though, that might not be the way to go. I address the benefits of a few different methods of structuring your schedule based on your own level of fitness and experience in today’s video: