How Fast Should I Run on a Treadmill

by Amir
(Tehran)

I am a 49-year-old male and in good shape.
How fast should I run on a treadmill?
Thank you.


Answer by Dominique:


Amir,
Thanks for your question.

It is impossible to answer this without knowing your current stamina and your goals and/or upcoming races.


Generally, most of your running should be easy paced running. There is however a place for faster running in your running program.

I advise you to read through my running training section. In the running training section you will find helpful information about the different running speeds and how they help in achieving your goals.

If you have more questions after you have read through the running training section, please reply to this response via placement of a comment to this post and I will try to help you further.


Enjoy your running.
Cheers,
Dominique

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