Workout Series

Key workouts delivered and explained by the world's best runners.

Session 1: Mona Fartlek Basics of the session: The workout named after Steve Moneghetti is 20 minutes of fartlek with fast recovery, done as follows:-2x90 seconds hard (tempo to 10K pace) with 90 seconds recovery steady, not jogging. -4x60 seconds hard, 60 seconds steady. -4x30 seconds hard, 30 seconds steady. -4x15 seconds hard,...
Hi! My name is Ellen Schaef, I am an 800m runner from New Zealand currently living in Colorado. For the 16/17 season, I was training well and very consistently under Gregor Gojrzewski at Essendon and I managed to take my 800m time from 2.07.85 to 2.05.30 scoring a selection to...
In the Runner's Tribe workout series we ask the world's best athletes to share and explain some of their key training sessions which were integral to their success. The latest awesome edition is from NZ's Matt Baxter. Matt Baxter - Runner's Tribe - The Workout Series Matt Baxter's PB's 3000m 8:14.73...
One of the hardest parts of running is training when you know you’re not at your best because every run is hard, mentally and physically. It’s mentally tough because you know where you were and what you’re capable of but there’s nothing you can do about it besides put...
Training Diary Flagstaff 2017 –  - Dr Philo Saunders - Senior Sports Physiologist: AIS: Australia This is a detailed look at the 4 weeks training done at Flagstaff, Arizona during the month of May. Flagstaff is based at an altitude of 2100m and I have been going there with athletes each...
For an introduction into Clare's running journey, have a read of her first RT Journal here. Throughout the RT Journals | The Workout Series, top athletes from Australia and abroad will share with us their current top 3 favourite and most beneficial workout sessions. This is a gift to runners of...
Casey Wood - Workout Series - Runner's Tribe 2017 has been the first year that I have switched my training focus to the Marathon, a much longer distance than I have raced before. At the end of January this year, I received an email saying I had been selected to...
Favourite sessions – Surprise Fartlek RT Journal by Russ Dessaix-Chin | The Workout Series If you want to bring a bit of fun and freshness to training, this session is a great one to include in the collection. I’m sure most of you would have guessed how it works just from...
Throughout the RT Journals | The Workout Series, top athletes from Australia and abroad will share with us their current top 3 favourite and most beneficial workout sessions. This is a gift to runners of all levels. We hope you can benefit from the words and practices of these...
With many of Australia's top distance runners competing in the B&E Burnie10  this weekend, RT caught up with one of the races elite competitors, Dejen Gebreselassie for some pre-race training talk. What workout did you complete yesterday? Yesterday I did one of my favourite sessions : -900m Gravel Loop 5 laps 4.5km...
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