10 Tips to Improve Your Running Speed

#5. Include Plyometrics

Include Plyometrics

These are explosive and quick exercises that make your muscles contract faster, improve their elasticity and improve your running time. A study found a positive correlation between high jumps and faster 10k times.

#6. Interval Training

This is every runner’s friend. Interval training includes alternate high and low intensity workouts to build speed and endurance.

#7. Go for the hills

Go for the hills

Hills are great for building leg and lung strength which are the essentials for a faster running spree. Run at a relaxed pace as you go up but don’t lean back and slap the road with your foot while coming back cause that can cause injury. Try running at a even level. Once you get fitter, you can incorporate more challenging hills.

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