10 Guided Workouts to Try in the Runkeeper App
A variety of coach-led Guided Workouts designed to motivate and inspire you on your next run.
How to Name Runs and Assign Categories in the Runkeeper App
Names can be added to any workout, not just running!
Your Weekly Running Workout: Fast Finish Run
You can adapt this run based on your race course: if you know the course will be hilly, run this workout on hills. If you are running a flat and fast race, do this workout on flat terrain.
Your Weekly Running Workout: 8-Minute Repeats
In running, there are no magic workouts to get faster. Oftentimes, even, the most effective workouts are the simplest on paper. There is nothing magic about running 8 minutes compared to 7 or 9 minutes. However, 8 minutes of hard running is long enough to improve your speed and train your mental strength for running […]
Your Weekly Running Workout: Faster as You Go Fartlek
If you only have 30 minutes to run, an interval run will give you the most effective workout In the least amount of time. No matter what you are training for — a 5K race, marathon, or health and fitness — this fartlek run will improve both your speed and help you run faster at […]
Your Weekly Running Workout: 30 Minute Hill Pyramid Workout
If you live in a hilly area or have easy access to a treadmill, this run will give you a lung-busting workout in 30 minutes. Hills allow you to build both strength and speed in just a 30-minute workout. The intervals begin short and progressively increase in duration from 30 seconds to 90 seconds, and […]
Your Weekly Running Workout: Hard-Steady-Hard Run
Running a workout at a variety of paces makes any run fly by — especially a 30 minute workout. Rather than running interval after interval, this workout gives you a combination of a long intervals at a moderately hard effort and very short intervals at a hard effort to keep your body working hard the […]
Your Weekly Running Workout: Cutdown Tempo Run
A tempo run is done at approximately the pace you would run an hour-long race, which for most runners falls somewhere between 10K and half marathon pace. Tempo runs help train you to hold a faster pace for longer, just like you will in a 10K or half marathon race. However, the basic 3-mile tempo […]
Your Weekly Running Workout: Two Mile Threshold Repeats
We’re continuing our weekly workout series with another endurance workout that will help you work on establishing a good pace for longer distances and races. Short intervals will develop your speed, but if you want to improve your endurance, increase the duration of your intervals and slow them down a bit. Two-mile repeats will build […]
Your Weekly Running Workout: Five Minute Fartleks
We’re continuing our weekly workout series with a fartlek run that will help you prepare for longer distances like a 10K or half marathon. Short and fast fartlek runs are ideal for preparing for the fast-from-start-to-finish 5K. However, in order to venture into the territory of 10K and half marathon training, you will benefit from […]