How do you handle failure? Do you freak out, let your anger get the best of you, or wallow in despair? Failure is a normal and expected part of racing. In fact, we ‘fail’ far more often than we succeed. In this episode, we dive into how to create an environment that frees athletes up…

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People think that when it comes to running faster or performing better, it’s about the workouts. How far did you run; how much did you lift? Did you run 400m repeats or 800m repeats? Did you take 3 minutes rest or 1-minute rest? Those are the details. As coaches and athletes, we obsess over the…

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How do you survive heat and humidity? In this week’s episode, we delve into the science and practice of training in hot and humid conditions. From heat acclimatization and strategies to mitigate the deleterious effects of heat and humidity, we keep you informed on the latest research and best practices. Steve & Jon Visit our…

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Warming up should be simple. Go jog around for a bit, do some drills and strides and you’re ready to go. In this episode we break down the science of two staples of running that are often afterthoughts. You’ll learn how warm-ups and cool downs aren’t just about priming your body to perform and then…

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Following Kipchoge’s Olympic marathon win I tweeted that I thought Kipchoge could now stake a claim to the best in any sport. Am I delusional? Right, wrong. biased by my love of running? Likely all of the above to try to make a comparison and claim that is impossible to be right or wrong about.…

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How do you get prepared for the big meet? It’s not only about physical preparedness, but also your mental and decision making framework. In this episode, we cover everything from understanding and setting up your psychological framework to priming for performance to making better decisions. Steve & Jon Resources Mentioned: The OODA Loop by John…

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We’ve all been there before. The bear jumps on our back in the final 200 meters. Our legs turn to lead and cease to function. What’s going on when the bear jumps on our back? In this episode we explore fatigue related to acidosis, H+, and more. And as always, tell you how to deal…

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