Lydiard is right in writing that in a few weeks, with patience, is becoming progressively easier and more enjoyable. This week I will try and bump the time up to ten hours.
RUNNING THE LYDIARD WAY copyright 1978; more good stuff:
Once you’ve mastered the schedule, time, you can move on to one that concerns itself more with distance than time, and progressively increase your speed as your maximum steady state rises and your muscles and general condition become stronger: I will post this tomorrow…
Training: AM – Bowker Flats 12.5M, 1:42:38, 8:12 pace, 143HR, 80 degrees, sunny humid w\stroller