10 Running Workouts to Boost Your Performance in 2024

Long, Slow Distance (LSD) Run:

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Interval Training:

Workout: Run hard for a specific distance or time, followed by a recovery period.

Tempo Run:

Workout: Run at a challenging, sustained pace (comfortably hard) for a set distance or time. 

Fartlek Run:

Workout: Mix up your pace during a run. For example, sprint to the next lamppost, jog to the following tree, and repeat.

Hill Repeats:

Workout: Find a steep hill and sprint up for 30-60 seconds. Jog or walk back down for recovery. Repeat for a set number of repetitions.

Progressive Run:

Workout: Start at a slower pace and gradually increase your speed throughout the run.

Track Workout - 400m Repeats:

Workout: Run 400 meters at a fast pace, followed by a rest interval. Repeat for a specific number of repetitions.


Workout: Include activities like cycling, swimming, or strength training to complement your running routine.

Easy Recovery Run:

Workout: Run at a very easy, conversational pace to promote blood flow and recovery without stressing your body.

Interval Sprints:

Workout: Sprint for short distances (e.g., 50-100 meters) with full recovery between sprints. Repeat for several rounds.