An Interview With Matt McClintock

By |2018-11-27T16:23:13-05:00October 30th, 2018|Coach Profiles, VDOT Marketplace|

Matt McClintock is one of the latest coaches to become VDOT Certified by Dr. Jack Daniels. He recently published his coaching profile and training products on the VDOT Marketplace. Matt was an All-American at Purdue University, where he earned a B.S. in Movement and Sport Science. He now runs professionally for Reebok ZAP Fitness, a non-profit training [...]

The Ingredients of Success

By |2018-10-26T14:51:40-04:00October 26th, 2018|Training tips|

By Dr. Jack Daniels Having lived in 16 states and several foreign countries along with my years of competing in three World Championships, two Olympics, and visiting 30 foreign countries, I had a good opportunity to see how specific ingredients become associated with success. A lot of my opinions are based upon over 50-years of […]

Jeanne Mack’s Journey To The Olympic Trials

By |2018-10-25T12:23:52-04:00October 25th, 2018|Athlete Profiles, Coach Profiles|

By Stephen Kersh Jeanne Mack’s journey to a 2:39 Olympic-Trials-qualifying marathon was anything but smooth. What culminated in a superb day of racing and execution for Jeanne, was preceded by injury flare-ups, a summer (read: hot and dreadfully humid) move to New York City, and a struggle to slip into that beautiful, smooth marathon training [...]

Choosing The Right Course To Get Your BQ

By |2018-10-23T10:01:14-04:00October 12th, 2018|Training Talk|

By Kevin Strehlo I'm giving clients currently training for Boston several ways to pick up the additional minutes they now need to get to their BQ. One of the primary considerations is choosing the right course and training to run it. Gravity's boost on net downhill courses is one of the things people often look [...]

Meet VDOT Coach Paige Gilchrist

By |2018-10-11T10:45:11-04:00October 7th, 2018|Coach Profiles, VDOT Marketplace|

Paige Gilchrist is the latest coach to join the VDOT Marketplace. Paige recently graduated from NAU with a Health Science degree. After wrapping up her collegiate career earning second team All American status in the 5k, Paige got her VDOT Coaching Certification and launched her online business.   VDOT O2: When and how did you become [...]

“The Craziest Part Is That I Still Had Extra Left In The Tank”

By |2018-10-03T11:14:05-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Clients, Results, Testimonials|

We’re proud to report that Stephanie Tang, a longtime member of our local marathon training group with the NY Flyers in NYC, finished her 25th marathon in her fastest time ever. Stephanie completed the Clarence DeMar Marathon in 3:32:06, a 9:35 PR. [Full Results] This result could not have happened to a nicer, more dedicated athlete. We […]

Breathing Rhythm For Runners

By |2018-10-02T16:39:58-04:00October 2nd, 2018|Ask Dr. Jack Daniels, Training tips|

By Dr. Jack Daniels I strongly believe that breathing rhythm is closely associated with stride rate, and this association is not exclusive to runners. In fact, in some sports the act of breathing is determined very clearly by the rate at which the legs and/or arms are moving. Take the example of swimmers; here breathing […]

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