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Old 06-19-2010, 03:30 PM   #696
Dave Coughlin
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 88

Hey Kevin, sorry about tweaking your shoulder.

On an earlier post, I saw someone mention how beneficial tempo work was for them when they were playing rugby. I've always been a fairly decent runner, and I attributed that to quite a bit of tempo running. My tempo runs typically lasted 5-12 minutes, and I think that was the magic area for maintenance and improvement of speed AND endurance. In fact, when I was training for half and full Ironman tris a couple years back, I would have one LSD run per week, and my other stand-alone running workouts were tempo runs. There were also some brick runs off the bike, but that was more a survival shuffle more then anything....

Nice first day back though.
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