The Myth of losing speed The 800m is perhaps the most interesting distance to coach. It’s always intrigued me from a coaching standpoint because, unlike the 10k for example, the ways in which an athlete can train to cover the
Hill Sprints/Form Analysis from Steve Magness on Vimeo. This video is a combination of form work and sprint work. As those who have read this blog know, I’m a big believer in sprint training for distance runners. The video shows
Sprint Training for distance runners: After going over the why’s on sprint training for distance runners, it’s time to address the practical part, how to implement it. The most important part is probably to actually teach someone how to sprint.
Sprint Training for Distance Runners: Part 1- Sprint Training for Distance Runners Part 2- Practical application It’s been a while since I posted a blog, so sorry about that. Training has been going pretty well now. I’ve had some hamstring
“Old school” approach to sprint/ strength work A while ago, I made a comment to another coach that my belief in sprint/strength work was rooted in the “Old School” model of Tom Tellez. He asked me to expand on that