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How to adapt your training when changing your race distance

Another quality to pay attention to is your lactate threshold. This is how long you are able to run before feeling a buildup of lactate. Lactate is what causes soreness in your muscles the next day, so a high threshold is advised. Similarly, you want to consider your maximum aerobic capacity, which measures how efficiently your heart and lungs circulate oxygen in your muscles.