You guys have been asking me to do a Q&A video for some time now… So here goes!
I asked our Facebook audience for questions and a couple of recurring topics were running technique and marathon training, particularly regarding ‘junk miles’. In today’s video I discuss these two topics in a little more detail.
Having trained as a sports rehabilitation therapist, James now works exclusively with distance runners, helping athletes from beginner to pro to run stronger and pain free. Check out James' marathon training plan for beginners [PDF]. Formerly a professional rugby player, James’ route into endurance sports coaching hasn’t exactly been conventional. His transition into distance running has taught him what his body is capable of, a process which is ongoing! Read more...
What is best way to try to teach running form for football type speed to 13-16 year olds.
Great video, James.
Kevin, I had good results using ‘sprinting drills’ when try to improve footballer running strength and speed. A good change from usual training too and something they can do on their own once learned.