Have a hilly race route coming up? Or do you want to get faster? Then it’s time to welcome hills into your run routine. Hills are speed work in disguise and, as a bonus, offer a lower risk of injury compared to other workouts.
Host Rachel Hannah, Pan Am bronze medallist and 2:32 marathoner, shares expert tips on how to add hills to your run training:
Hill workout: conquering that mountain
How to keep track of your repeats:
Watch more in the Be a Better Runner Series:
- Get the tempo run 101
- How to get fast with speed work
- The art of the long run
- What’s the deal with cross-training?
- How to prep for race day
Special thanks to Canadian Running Magazine