30 Min Running Workouts (weekly workout recap)

Somehow it’s Monday again! I literally blink Friday night and, well, here we are.

So I decided that I want to return to focusing on 30-minute running workouts, especially during the week. As we move further into the fall/winter months, the later sunrise means a shorter outdoor workout time frame. At least for me, I won’t run/walk outdoors until the sun is up.

30 minutes of running is plenty of time for a quality workout, especially when you maximize those minutes. I always liked 30-minute running workouts when I was shorter on time but what’s also nice is that they help prevent physical AND mental burnout. More is NOT always better, you know?

While I made up last Monday’s 30-minute running workout myself, I did ask Laura to send me her post filled with 30-minute running workouts so I could share them with you today.

4 Effective 30 Minute Workouts For Runners  – Laura Norris Running

I had planned to run one more 30-minute workout last week but it just didn’t happen. It’s always best that I go with how I’m feeling and I could tell that I needed more walks than runs. Perhaps this week will be different!

running path

Monday – 3o Min Run + 10 Min Cool Down Walk

  • 5 min warm-up
  • 10 min comfortably hard
  • 3 min easy
  • 5 min hard
  • 2 min easy
  • 5 min hard

Tuesday – 20 Min Full Body Flow + 40 Min Walk

Wednesday – 36 Min Fiery Pilates (1 lb weights/resistance band) + 30 Min Walk

Thursday – 14 Min Yoga Stretching Flow + 4 Mile Walk

Friday – 18 Min Power Pilates + 3 Mile Walk

Saturday – 5 Mile Run + 10 Min Booty Burn

Sunday – 40 Min Yoga Pilates Flow (1 lb weights + resistance band)

*All workouts were Melissa Wood Health — she is truly the best! I can’t say enough good things about her flows, her platform, and about her too. 

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