Coach Hudson generally recommends the following three types of hill training to improve your running performance at any distance:
Hudson's book is recommended for more comprehensive information.
- short, steep hill sprints (for example, about 10 x 10 seconds)
- longer, less steep hill repetitions (for example, 5 x 500 meters)
- uphill progressions (at least 10 minutes of uphill running at the end of an otherwise easy run).