Lee Brown

ATT 500m Benchmark – 20/5/19

Today’s workout looks to get a baseline Benchmark against a 500m Pace to carry forward to future workouts.
After a thorough warm up you’ll build the intensity through the first few sets before getting 2 attempts to set a benchmark for the distance.
Record your best 500m time.

1x 1000m MODERATE RPE 7-8
1x 500m HARD RPE 8
1x 1000m EASY RPE 5-6
1x 500m BENCHMARK RPE 10
1x 1000m EASY RPE 5-6
1x 500m BENCHMARK RPE 10

4500m TOTAL

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