Category Archives: Distance Running

Alberto Salazar Running School

Best of the Web Feature- Spikes Magazine  SPIKES takes a peek inside the magical world of the Nike Oregon Project, home to the likes of Mo Farah and Galen Rupp. Get prepared to be amazed. “Michael Johnson had just signed Galen, he was Galen’s agent. I was watching that race in Rome, a 5K race. There was Kenenisa Bekele…

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Avoid Running Injuries

Great information on avoiding running injuries From Stephen M. Pribut, D.P.M. Top Ten Ways To Avoid Running Injuries: 1) Pay attention to your body. Don’t ignore what your body is telling you. If something is hurting pay attention to it, find out why, and change what is making it hurt. Rest if necessary, but…

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General Strength with Coach Alberto Salazar

General strength training develops coordination, balance and flexibility, qualities that are vital for staying healthy and maximizing running performance. Galen Rupp’s running form is maintained under stress because of the strength training and focus on the total athlete. To survive Alberto Salzar’s speed training: general strength and many other bio-motor abilities must be part of…

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9 Distance Running Books

9 Great Distance Running Books Daws, Ron.  The Self-Made Olympian.  Mountain View, CA: World Publications, Inc., 1977. Gilmour, Garth and Lydiard, Arthur.  Run to the Top.  Wellington, New Zealand: A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1967. Gilmour, Garth and Lydiard, Arthur.  Running the Lydiard Way.  Mountain View, CA: World Publications, Inc., 1978. Jordan, Tom.  Pre.  Los Altos, CA: Track & Field News, 1978…

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Distance Running Tips For The Kick

Distance Running Tips The Kick and Mental Preparation Being prepared  for all types of scenarios during a competition is part of proper preparation for athletes and coaches on the track. Being physical ready and mentally ready for any challenge during a race comes from training various race tactics. Races will come to down who has…

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