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Track Workout - Taper for Olympic Distance

Objective: Maintain fitness while avoiding overloads, conserving for a maximum-effort race on the weekend.

Warm Up

Perform a standard warm-up.

Main Set

6 x 800m at 10K pace, rest between repeats by walking 200m

Optional: Include a 20-second stride around the middle of each repeat, being sure to settle back to your 10K pace.

Notes: Remember not to create any undue stresses during the taper.

Cool Down15 minutes - walk at least 400m, stretch

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