Recently, many of you runners have been having issues with muscle fatigue and an overall exhaustion from the workouts - especially now with racing on the weekends. One important concept that Coach Koster has said is to take your easy days easy, and push to gain your benefits on those hard days. Those easy days are crucial to muscle recovery. Without them, you run the risk of exhausting yourself not only physically but mentally as well. There are countless articles backing up what Coach Koster emphasizes each week; I've set up a link below to one that gets across the main idea. If you do get a chance to read the article, follow the simple saying of: "easy days easy, hard days hard", and you'll begin to find that your body and times will steadily improve and you'll be able to push yourself to new limits.
Recover Better to Run Faster