In Episode 3 of Coaching with Craft, we explore the books that have influenced our coaching. Please take 15 minutes out of your day to see what books we have found most valuable! What books make your list?

Books Mentioned by Each Coach:

Steve Magness:

Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers

Allostasis, Homeostasis, and the Costs of Physiological Adaptation

Strength Training and Coordination: An Integrative Approach

Athletic Development

A Scientific Approach to the Marathon

How They Train

The Van Aaken Method

The Science of Winning

Run, Run, Run

Training with Cerutty

How to Become a Champion

Healthy Intelligent Training

Swimming Fastest

The Mechanics of Athletics

Anatomy for Runners

Biomechanics of Sports Shoes

The Captain Class

Top Dog

The Art of Learning

The Inner Game of Tennis

How Emotions Are Made

The Psychology of Desire

Strangers to Ourselves


Status Anxiety

How to Stay Sane

Elements of Style

On the Shortness of Life by Seneca


Danny Mackey:

Exercise Physiology

Daniels Running Formula

Running to the Top

Sacred Hoops

A Fighter’s Heart

The Alchemist

Fight Club

Adam Didyk:

In the Long Run


The Golden Mile: The Herb Elliott Story

Daniels Running Formula

Running Through the Looking Glass by Dick Telford


Jon Marcus:


The Coaches


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  1. michael t smith on November 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

    The Self-Made Olympian, by Ron Daws
    Toughness Training for Life
    Toughness Training for Sports
    Computerized Running Training Programs

  2. Dean Fischer on November 14, 2017 at 6:46 am

    Interval Training, Nick Costes
    Why We Run, Bernd Heinrich
    The Physiology of Training, White

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