241: Most common mistakes when coaching distance runners and how to avoid.
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by stevemagness
1w ago
What are the most common mistakes coaches make? In this episode we dive into where we and others have gone wrong, and what to do about it. Steve & Jon Check out the Scholar Program The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. It has 20+ courses plus an online interaction system ..read more
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239: The Science of Overuse injuries and rehabilitation for distance runners.
Science of Running
by stevemagness
1M ago
It’s time to talk about injuries, those dreaded things that pop up that derail a season. How do we prevent them, bounce back from them, and much more. Steve & Jon Check out the Scholar Program The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. It has 20+ courses plus an online interaction ..read more
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238: When workouts don’t work: The art of the audible
Science of Running
by stevemagness
1M ago
What do you do when it all goes wrong during a workout? You call an audible! In this episode, we walk you through how and when to adjust a bad workout. Steve & Jon Check out the Scholar Program The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. It has 20+ courses plus ..read more
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237: Medium Dig Cycle: When and why to purposefully dig a hole in training.
Science of Running
by stevemagness
2M ago
Is it every worthwhile to dig yourself a hole? It turns out the answer is likely yes! In this episode we go through Jerry Schumacher’s medium dig cycle, Canova’s special block training, and much more. Learn when to go a little bit more, to get long lasting gains. Steve & Jon Check out the Scholar ..read more
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236: Hard work vs. Overtraining: Finding the Sweet Spot for Optimal Adaptation:
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by stevemagness
2M ago
Training is about adaptation. We have to apply the right stimulus that is just strong enough, without overwhelming us. It’s about embarrassing the body. In this episode, we discuss where the line is between overreaching and overtraining. Steve & Jon Check out the Scholar Program The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches ..read more
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235: The science of Flow states: How to turn it on and recapture it when it’s gone.
Science of Running
by stevemagness
2M ago
How do we get in the zone to perform at our best? This week we tackle the psychology of performance. Steve & Jon Check out the Scholar Program The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. It has 20+ courses plus an online interaction system with 500+ other coaches! And we’ve added ..read more
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234: The Science of Soviet Training Methods: A look back at the history of getting in shape.
Science of Running
by stevemagness
3M ago
In this episode we dive deep into the literature on soviet training. Yes, there was lots of drugs, but is there anything to learn? We go through circuits, strength training, periodization, and more. Steve & Jon Check out the Scholar Program The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. It has 20 ..read more
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232: Defining the Win: How to stay on track, have success, and have fun doing it.
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by stevemagness
3M ago
Are you and your athletes on the same page in how you define success? Have you ever walked up to an athlete after a race, expecting them to be happy, but they are dejected? You were on different pages in how you define success. In this episode, we talk about defining the win. Steve & ..read more
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231: The Athlete’s Hierarchy of Needs. Getting the basics down first
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by stevemagness
4M ago
Decades ago, Abraham Maslow outlined a hierarchy of needs. We take this idea and translate it into athletic performance. What are the foundational level, how do we provide security for the athletes, where do workouts come in? We build the athletic pyramid of needs! Steve & Jon Check out the Scholar Program The Scholar Program ..read more
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230: Coaching the Modern Athlete: The Role of a Coach
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by stevemagness
4M ago
How has the role of the coach changed? Do we need to take a different approach with this generation? We answer these questions and more in this weeks podcast! Steve & Jon Check out the Scholar Program The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. It has 20+ courses plus an online ..read more
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