You can do all of your run workouts on a treadmill; we have many athletes who do all or the majority of sessions indoors due to location or environment. A few factors to consider:
- The effort sections in Speed/Interval workouts will have some lag as you build to the right pace/speed/HR (whichever measure). However, this will be offset at the backend.
- Long runs will give you psychological training benefit as well as physiological endurance fitness gains.
- Have the treadmill at a 1% incline to counter the indoor advantage of no wind resistance.
- As you near your race, you will benefit by doing one or two of the long ones outside preferably with terrain/environment/climate/elevation that is similar to your target race.
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