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Jul 24, 2020

Welcome to Episode 164 of the Final Surge Podcast where we welcome Coach Nobby of the "Lydiard Training & Academy" powered by "Five Circles".  Arthur Lydiard is a legendary coach and Nobby got to know Lydiard very well while he was still alive. We talk about the training system and he shares some personal stories about him.

:44 How did you get your start in running and meet Arthur Lydiard

5:52 What is it about Arthur Lydiard that makes him such a legend?

7:06 You spent a year living with him, what was it like being around him all the time?

13:06 At that stage in his life did he spend a lot of time in education and staying up to date with the latest in training?

17:07 Lydiard you were peaking for that one big race a year, does it work as effectively when you have many races a year and not just the one big one?

20:35 What does a 3-month conditioning level look like?

22:19 Easy running is all relative, what does that look like?

25:05 Mark Allen talked about using 180-age, but this sounds like even less

26:10 It is not all long slow work, right?

30:53 What about a new or younger runner, how do you build up that base because of the long miles he has?

34:38 What are the other phases of Lydiard training after base?

39:44 Running Wizard is all Lydiard Training Plans?

42:22 You have three programs, what are the differences?

46:36 How many weeks are these plans?

47:31 How similar is the training between running distances?

Resources
RunningWizard.Net
Newsletter - Noby@LydiardAcademy.org

 
 

Jul 7, 2020

Welcome to episode 163 of the Final Surge Podcast. Today we welcome Marc Waxman of 113 Enterprises to talk about Chi Running and specifically Chi for high school kids. Chi has an upcoming virtual clinic designed for high school athletes to get the most out of their program.

:58 When did you get involved in running?

3:22 What was the most you had run before you decided to train for that marathon?

5:05 How did the transition to Chi happen?

7:32 How did that lead you to become a coach?

9:16 In what way has Chi had a positive impact?

10:57 What are some of the basic concepts that help prevent injuries?

13:29 You mentioned you used Final Surge and Hanson, how did you get involved with Hanson training?

15:52 Because of the times we are going through right now what are you guys working on to combat that lack of groups?

18:28 So what is the background of the virtual classes for student-athletes?

22:52 Are these plans predesigned training plans?

25:43 Is there anything specific you do with student-athletes vs adult runners?

27:43 Is there a certain type of athlete that could most benefit from Chi training?

29:00 Jay Johnson has a new book coming called Consistency is Key, isn't that what it is all about, training consistently?

29:32 Is this a good program for coaches to teach their athletes?

30:38 When do the classes start?

 

Resources
Chi Running
Marc 113 Enterprises

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