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Aug 2013
10:09pm, 19 Aug 2013
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There are certain benefits of back to back hard days (including super-compensation), so provided you can take the load (i.e. experienced runners only), I dont see why not.

I do up to three doubles a week, two of which are easy runs 4-6 hours before a session, the third is an easy-easy day. I could envisage a time when one or two of those were tempos before an interval session, but I'd need to be doing a lot more mileage than now or I would break my very important rule about quality work being less than a quarter or my total mileage (I tend to break if I do more).

I like the idea of substituting a long run once a month for two sessions though - great marathon training! It's about maxmising the work you can do with a limited number of days in the week.
Aug 2013
10:11pm, 19 Aug 2013
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Drat that should say "quarter of my total mileage"

Off to bed as I'll be getting up early for an easy run before tomorrow night's club session :)

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