If you are running a fall race and haven’t started to work on training your brain, now is the time!
This workout will help you visualize success as you complete a challenging interval workout. For the workout run each interval a little bit faster than the last. For example:
- Interval 1: Run at 75% effort
- Interval 2: Run at 80% effort
- Interval 3: Run at 90% effort
- Interval 4: Run at 95% effort
Since it’s never too early to train your brain during a training cycle, you can do this workout at any point in your plan after you have gained experience doing speedwork.
If you’re looking for other ways to up your mental game read Train Your Brain: Stop Psyching Yourself Out Before Your Run.