Ask A Coach: When Should I Double?

Question: Would you recommend doing a second run on days where you have a hard workout or just doing two easy runs on a non-workout day?

Run SMART Coach Rod Koborsi: Running twice a day┬áis helpful in two ways…

  1. It’s great when you are trying to get in miles without building too much fatigue. For example, you will build more fatigue doing a 10-12 mile run than you would breaking it up between two runs. Most experiences that I have with doubling will be for this reason.