Paula Radcliffe trains on an eight-day cycle, working for seven days and then enjoying one of complete rest.
Paula Radcliffe Daily Runs : Weekly Miles
She runs some 22 miles a day (12-15 in the morning and another seven in the early evening) with Lough (her husband and coach) at her side, on his bicycle;
Paula Radcliffe Gym Training
In between, she does an hour-long session of core strength exercises.
To Run faster and stronger – Rest, Rest & Rest
When she is not training, she sleeps – a lot. ‘I’m usually in bed by ten and I don’t get up until around nine,’ she says. ‘Then I have another two hours sleep in the afternoon. You really need that sleep when you train as hard as I do.
Sorry, instead of rest I should have said, Sleep, sleep and sleep.
Source : Paula Radcliffe Interview Courtesy of Guardian Newspaper UK.