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© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “My bottom end speed is usually pretty good, so like 200’s, 300’s, 400’s - they come around pretty quick - but that 800, 1000 kind of rep, that’s my weakness and what I tend to work on a lot.” -Matthew Centrowitz ‘Centro’ doesn’t really...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “The idea behind tempo runs is that by being right at lactate threshold you can consistently nudge it down. For instance, Matt Centrowitz, 4:50 (minutes per mile) is probably his lactate threshold, I’m hoping that 6 weeks from now it will be 4:40,...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. "Ask yourself: ‘Can I give more?’. The answer is usually: ‘Yes”.  - Paul Tergat Sources: Running to the Limit - Training Plans, Tips and Secrets. By Paul Tergat. Train Hard, Win Easy. The Kenyan Way. By Toby Tanser. DOB: 17th June 1969, Riwo, Baringo District,...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. "This time David (Rudisha) had a three-month rest after his last race on 29 August, in Zurich. Three months without any kind of training. He needed this long break for charging his batteries physically and mentally. When he resumed training, we had to...
4 Runs a Day as a Child – The Training of Lydia Cheromei © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “I had to run to school because I was usually late leaving the house. If I arrived late there would be a caning for me” – Lydia Cheromei. Sources ‘Train Hard, Win Easy....
‘A Body Built on Pain’ The Training of Herb Elliott © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “I find that orthodox training is drudgery because it’s so unnatural to run for hours on end on a circular track.”   - Herb Elliott COMING SOON - RUNNER’S TRIBE, WITH PERMISSION FROM HERB ELLIOTT...
‘Listen to your body’ The Training of 1:43 800m, Man Benson Koech © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “Listen to your body. Don’t run quality sessions if your body is tired. If you keep on with the hard training, you will destroy your form and waste all your training - go...
‘El Caballo’ The Training of Alberto Juantorena © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved “The secret to being a good runner is that you must sacrifice your life for it. You must train hard; eat well, with not too many parties and not too much sex. You must have a lot of...
Ignore Circuit & Weight Training at Your Peril – Lessons from Peter & Seb Coe © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Sources: British Milers Club. Volume 2, Issue 4, Autumn 1992. Better Training for Distance Runners. By David E. Martin and Peter N. Coe. “It was the long and careful attention...
The Training of 1992 Olympic 5000m Champion Dieter Baumann © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved “Yobes Ondieki told me that you have got to be able to run, at any time of the week, any time of the year, a fast l0-miler.” - Isabella Baumann Sources British Milers Club Journal....