What is a Hard Paleo Run?


Paleo Runs are training sessions that simulate the movements humans performed when hunting: a lot of running with intense burst of functional exercises in between.

Hard Paleo Runs differs from traditional ones in that 3 functional training exercises are carried out in a row followed by active recovery running.

Session type



Functional Race


Complete a number of laps of the following sequence of 3 exercises as fast as possible

Run for 60 – 90 seconds between laps.


  • Number of exercises: 3
  • Race time: 60 – 90 seconds
  • Level of Personal Intensity: 70% (80% during the performing of the exercises and 60% during the race)
  • Length of session: 25 – 40 minutes


2 laps without rest between them to the following circuit:

  • 50 Sit-ups
  • 30 Press-ups
  • 40 Spider planks
  • 1 minute of gentle running