Tomica Čudina Sets 8-Minute PR At Frankfurt Mainova Half Marathon

By |2017-03-17T22:24:11-04:00March 17th, 2017|Clients, Results, Testimonials|

Tomica Čudina set an 8-minute PR at the Frankfurt Mainova Half Marathon. His official time was 1:37:00. [Full Results] Afterwards, he thanked his coach Malindi Elmore: I would like to thank you Malindi for all the support you have given me through out my preparations, with the training program but also with all the advices […]

Treadmill Running, Part II – Training Types

By |2024-01-24T13:53:14-05:00March 15th, 2017|Training tips|

By Dr. Jack Daniels There are really only two types of training a person can do: steady running and intermittent running. By steady running I mean a non-stop run at a consistent intensity. The intensity may be very easy, as at the beginning of a warm-up, during cool-downs or during recovery runs; or it may […]

Aidan Ryan Finishes 10th In Mile At New Balance Nationals

By |2017-03-14T13:40:32-04:00March 14th, 2017|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

Aidan Ryan (pictured above) with his coach Kristin Stroupe at New Balance Nationals Indoor after finishing 2nd in his heat and 10th overall in the Boys 1 Mile Championship. His official time was a new personal best in 4:16.49 (71.09 VDOT). [Full Results | Video] This fall/winter Coach Stroupe adopted VDOT O2 to manage her team's training [...]

Setbacks To Success

By |2017-03-13T14:20:43-04:00March 13th, 2017|Ask Dr. Jack Daniels, Training tips|

By Dr. Jack Daniels We hear a lot about “overtraining,” whatever that is. Some people call it “staleness,” others just say you are in a state of “athletic depression,” or, that you are “over-worked.” Researchers all over the country; no, all over the world, are trying to figure out how to identify overtraining and how […]

The Absurdity Of A Sub-2-Hour Marathon

By |2019-10-07T15:05:34-04:00March 9th, 2017|VDOT Calculator|

I'm sure you've all heard by now that Nike is currently undergoing a project to facilitate a sub-2-hour marathon in the near future. Recently, they did a half marathon test run on a Formula One race track. Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya was the fastest runner of the day at 59:17, but according to Alex Hutchinson of Runner's [...]

Treadmill Running, Part I – How Boring

By |2024-01-24T13:47:42-05:00March 8th, 2017|Training tips|

By Dr. Jack Daniels Most of us like to think that one of the advantages runners have over other athletes, or, more simply stated, running has over many other types of aerobic exercise, is the simplicity and freedom of the sport. You really can run just about anywhere, and for free. I remember coaching a sailor during […]

Paul Whittaker Shares His Gift

By |2017-03-07T13:23:10-05:00March 7th, 2017|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

Featured Athlete/Coach - Paul Whittaker Meet Paul Whittaker of Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England. Paul is a super fast runner and longtime VDOT adopter. See Paul pictured above getting ready to draft off of Mo Farah, Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele ;) After using VDOT to develop his own athletic skills, Paul decided to become a certified [...]

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