Anyone looking to cutting edge science to “optimize” their performance who isn’t sleeping 7-9 hours a night should start there.
— Brad Stulberg (@BStulberg) December 19, 2016
Whenever a coach talks about their “proven” training system to make champions, I look for the number of broken eggs. pic.twitter.com/wUSyTGQjKs
— Jonathan J. Marcus (@jmarpdx) July 19, 2016
Unsuccessful runners pick the wrong battles. When the schedule says easy run, they push too hard & then can’t attack future key workouts.
— Greg McMillan (@GregMcMillan) October 6, 2016
If I could go back and change one thing about my training in HS, I would swap some of the interval w/o’s for tempos
— Nick Willis (@nickwillis) September 6, 2016
Too many high school runners are ruined with too much speedwork. Coaches need to limit speedwork and focus long-term on aerobic development.
— Dr. Jason Karp (@DrJasonKarp) December 1, 2016
The Marginal gains concept has created a world where people focus on the last 1% while ignoring the first 99%. Get the basics down first!
— Steve Magness (@stevemagness) December 21, 2016
speed work doesn’t kill, but high volumes of speed work can be very dangerous and counter-productive. Patience is key.
— Nick Willis (@nickwillis) February 28, 2016
I’m reading a lot about managing training loads being critical to injury risk reduction… how about improving capacity to tolerate loads?
— Dr Ben Rosenblatt (@ben_rosenblatt) October 12, 2016
Consistency outperforms novelty when it comes to achieving long-term results.Yet we often revert to complexity due to insecurity or boredom.
— Brett Bartholomew (@Coach_BrettB) March 31, 2017
Renato Canova on speed training: pic.twitter.com/N51nQCnl89
— Running Science (@runscienceza) January 10, 2017
Run fast, not hard 🏃🏃 pic.twitter.com/CjPhoJQiIp
— Jonathan Black (@run_jonathan) March 29, 2017
— Running Science (@runscienceza) January 3, 2017