There are lots of different practices and principles an athlete uses in their training plan, which you can apply to your own fitness plan.
Decide what you want to achieve in the next 12 months and focus your efforts on accomplishing this.
The food you eat provides the energy to train and compete, as well as fuelling the recovery process.
Proper recovery between runs will help keep you injury free and able to perform at your best.
An athlete's training will involve more than just track sessions. Strength training is used year round to enhance performance and reduce the risk of injury.
Developing a better running style can shave precious seconds off your PB as you'll be using your energy more efficiently.
Incorporating other forms of aerobic training into your programme can help prevent injury and loss of motivation.