I really enjoyed this workout, especially with the decreasing distances and was dripping sweat–always a good sign!
I used some mantra’s from my college conditioning like: vertical stacking, knees up-drop and pull, elbows in-pump arms. I also have been using some of Amanda’s key phrases.
Speed allows us to engage different muscles than on our weekend long runs. In fact, try speeding up for 90 seconds during your long runs. You typically use the same muscles on long runs and those muscles fatigue.