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Training of famous runners

Tempo Training with Alberto Salazar

© 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...

‘5 Time World Cross Country Champ’- The Training of Paul Tergat

© 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...

Postseason Hiatus – Do Kenyans have the Right Idea?

© 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...

4 Runs a Day as a Child – The Training of Lydia Cheromei

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...

‘A Body Built on Pain’ – The Training of Herb Elliott

‘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...

‘Listen to your body’ – The Training of 1:43 800m Man, Benson Koech

‘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...

‘El Caballo’ – The Training of Alberto Juantorena

‘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...

Ignore Circuit & Weight Training at Your Peril – Lessons from Peter & Seb...

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...

The Training of 1992 Olympic 5000m Champion Dieter Baumann

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,...

The Training of Jim Ryun an American Superstar

The Training of Jim Ryun - ‘Quality & Quantity’  © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved.  The first American high school athlete to run a Sub-4 mile, multiple world record holder, Olympic 1500m medallist. Jim Ryun to this day is an American superstar,...