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Hi there, I am a runner, commuter cyclist and dog walker, I have done doubles before and found them very advantageous. I am thinking about multiple runs, or basically running everywhere forest Gump style!! Any thoughts on this? For example, bike 20 mins, run for 60, walk/bike for 20, run 60, walk/bike 15, run 30 etc thanks so much
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Is your running slow easy jogging or fast real running? If you are aiming for speed, I'd say the risk of injury is higher.
Go for it! Doubles fit well into a busy schedule. For instance, this morning I did a 12K tempo because that's all I could get in before work and tonight I'll probably add an easyish 5-6K. As already mentioned, injury is your biggest risk so make sure your nutrition and sleep support the double days.
It's never too early to taper or to carbo load.
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