Spartan Beast Training Plan: Day 9 - HIIT
Last week, we introduced acceleration speed into our High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). Today, we increase our build up into our sprints and lengthen the deceleration time. This will train your body to adequately run from obstacle to obstacle while also pushing your cardiovascular threshold throughout your sprints. When these intervals start getting rough, fight to maintain a running gait, regardless of your speed. Your pace will thank you on that Spartan Race Beast course.
5 minute jog (6-7 RPE)
- 1:00 Jog (7-8 RPE)
- :45 Sprint (9 RPE)
- :45 Jog (7-8 RPE)
- :30 Rest (0-3 RPE)
Finishing with one final sprint interval instead of rest
2 minute cool down jog (7 RPE)
*Sprint and Jog is a relative term. Perform any cardio that can be done at as a sprint and as a steady state level. On your rest, you can come to a complete rest or you can challenge yourself to maintain a walk/ slow pace.
Foam Roll any muscles you feel excessive soreness or tightness