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Racewalking Workouts

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Updated July 23, 2012

Vary your walking workouts to develop speed, increase your metabolism and V02Max, build muscle and performance.

The key to these workouts is not to exceed your lactate threshold - working out so hard and long that your body builds up lactic acid in the muscles. This occurs when you workout at 90% or more of your maximum heart rate for more than 50 minutes. By knowing your Maximum Heart Rate and using a heart rate monitor, you can ensure that you are working out at the right pace for the various workouts.

I learned the walking workouts at workshops I attended - Dave McGovern's Racewalking Clinic and Ero-Fit Racewalking Weekends.

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