VDOT Clinic Heads To Boston

By |2018-01-30T15:31:43-05:00January 30th, 2018|VDOT Certification|

Don't miss out on the next VDOT Clinic with Dr. Jack Daniels, featuring special guest speaker Lynn Jennings. Guests will get to interact with two legends of our sport at the brand new Trackhouse by Tracksmith in Back Bay, Boston on March 24th. Guests Can Expect To Learn More About Dr. Daniels' research and how [...]

An Interview With VDOT Coach Nick Hilton

By |2018-10-07T09:28:04-04:00January 23rd, 2018|Coach Profiles, Training Talk|

We caught up with VDOT Coach Nick Hilton fresh off his victory at the Disney Marathon. Nick was the first American to win there since 2004. We're especially excited because he's actually the second coach on the app to win a large marathon in the past two months (see Tim Ritchie's interview here). Not only [...]

Try Back-To-Back Quality Days When Training In-Season

By |2023-12-29T13:53:45-05:00January 25th, 2018|Ask Dr. Jack Daniels, Training tips|

By Dr. Jack Daniels Many coaches ask how to organize Quality training during weeks they are racing. Sometimes you just have to try different things to determine what’s best for your runners. First, I like to always have two Easy days before a race. If it’s a really important race then your last Quality workout should be […]

VDOT Coach Spotlight: Malindi Elmore

By |2018-01-22T15:49:32-05:00January 22nd, 2018|Coach Profiles, VDOT Marketplace|

Malindi Elmore is currently a featured running coach on the VDOT O2 Coach Marketplace. According to her, she has been a competitive athlete ever since she started racing her sister to bed. Her first coaching job was back in 1998 as a Stanford Cross Country Camp counselor. She went on to set school records at Stanford, win [...]

An Interview With U.S. Marathon Champ Tim Ritchie

By |2018-01-16T10:03:16-05:00January 15th, 2018|Coach Profiles|

We caught up with Tim Ritchie fresh off his impressive victory at the U.S. Marathon Championships in Sacramento. While pursuing his athletic goals Tim is coaching athletes on VDOT O2 through the fast growing McKirdy Trained private coaching group. We were excited to learn more about his perspective on life as a pro athlete, his [...]

What’s Your Repetition Pace?

By |2018-01-03T11:54:48-05:00January 3rd, 2018|Training Talk|

Repetition pace represents one of the 5 major types of VDOT training paces. The benefits of Repetition training are associated more with mechanics and anaerobic metabolism than with aerobic factors. This type of training puts considerable stress on the body to provide energy anaerobically. In turn, this produces beneficial changes in anaerobic pathways, where fuel [...]

Go to Top