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400m training and lifting
« on: August 11, 2012, 09:28:05 pm »
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Yo, figured I should make a return here at some point, might as well make it a question.

I've been interested in getting into 400m running. Actually, I guess that's not quite what I mean. Rather, I've recently felt like getting both faster and fitter, and figure that the 400m is the best all-round metric for to measure both of those facets simultaneously.

So I've been reading a bunch about how people train for the 400m, and it is more complicated and overwhelming than even I'm used to in regards to training methods. There's special endurance, speed endurance 1, speed endurance 1, MaxV, accel, yada yada yada. All that is clearly far beyond what I need right now, given that I suck at 400m. So, what I'm asking is what are the basic things you recommend for a person at a fairly regular level of fitness to start improving his 400m time while not forgoing continued strength gains?

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Re: 400m training and lifting
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2012, 10:46:01 pm »
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Yo, figured I should make a return here at some point, might as well make it a question.

I've been interested in getting into 400m running. Actually, I guess that's not quite what I mean. Rather, I've recently felt like getting both faster and fitter, and figure that the 400m is the best all-round metric for to measure both of those facets simultaneously.

So I've been reading a bunch about how people train for the 400m, and it is more complicated and overwhelming than even I'm used to in regards to training methods. There's special endurance, speed endurance 1, speed endurance 1, MaxV, accel, yada yada yada. All that is clearly far beyond what I need right now, given that I suck at 400m. So, what I'm asking is what are the basic things you recommend for a person at a fairly regular level of fitness to start improving his 400m time while not forgoing continued strength gains?



depends, what do you run the 100 in , and what do you run the 800 or mile in? 
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Re: 400m training and lifting
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2012, 11:35:43 am »
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also, what do you run 400m in? seems relevant.
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