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Hill Interval Gradient

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Lynch 19 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hi All,I am lucky to have a selection of hills close to my house (on the road) that would be good for hill intervals.What would be a good gradient to choose??I have done 2 min intervals from the Cool…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Shayne Francis Mar 14. 3 Replies

Hi All,I have been using Training peaks to automatically download my Cool Impossible workouts to my Garmin each morning. It is really great and takes the effort away from timing and thinking when out…Continue

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Ben Lynch replied to Ben Lynch's discussion Hill Interval Gradient
"Thanks Eric, very useful advice. After my experiment with running a steeper hill for the shorter time i felt like it was a good choice. I am lucky to have the choice in hills. Thanks for the great book. It really has so much great things in it."
19 hours ago
Eric Orton replied to Ben Lynch's discussion Hill Interval Gradient
"Great question Ben. In general, the shorter, faster the intervals, the steeper you can go with your hill. The idea around short and fast is to general power and force, so the steep the better - up to about ~10%. If you are doing longer intervals, 3+…"
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Hill Interval Gradient

Hi All,I am lucky to have a selection of hills close to my house (on the road) that would be good for hill intervals.What would be a good gradient to choose??I have done 2 min intervals from the Cool Impossible plan on a 7% gradient hill. I am looking at a 8% gradient hill for the 60 sec intervals.Any one find a hill steepness sweet spot?Thanks so muchBenSee More
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Shayne Francis replied to Ben Lynch's discussion Training Peak Plan - Cool Impossible
"Hi Ben Thanks for the follow up.  Yep, makes sense my watch isn’t supported, as I think I looked at this ages ago, and I have to do it the manual way. All good, and happy running. Cheers Shayne"
Mar 14
Ben Lynch replied to Ben Lynch's discussion Training Peak Plan - Cool Impossible
"Hello, I just had a look at the garmin IQ app and it appears to not support the FR620. See below. https://apps.garmin.com/en-RO/apps/4b834c4a-96a9-422a-a945-08cea2ee571d The watch app is needed to download the workouts from training peaks. However…"
Mar 14
Shayne Francis replied to Ben Lynch's discussion Training Peak Plan - Cool Impossible
"Hey Ben Great work here. Can you step me through this, as I go from Training Peaks, manually create a “Workout” in Garmin, and then upload to my Garmin FR 620. Thanks in advance:) Cheers Shayne"
Mar 14
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Training Peak Plan - Cool Impossible

Hi All,I have been using Training peaks to automatically download my Cool Impossible workouts to my Garmin each morning. It is really great and takes the effort away from timing and thinking when out on my run. The watch gives me warnings when i am in or out of my Heart Rate Zone.A few points to note:When creating the zones for each workout you have to convert the Heart Rates into % Max. Training peaks does not allow for Speed zones settings. This will have to be manually done on the…See More
Mar 5

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Running long and fast with my dog.

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