Dr. Jack Daniels On How To Maintain Your Pace Late In A Marathon

By |2023-12-28T21:03:04-05:00October 2nd, 2018|Ask Dr. Jack Daniels, Training tips|

Michael Cavalli:  What is the most important aspect(s) of marathon training to help the runner maintain pace/efficiency in the latter, more difficult miles of the marathon? Dr. Jack Daniels:  A very important approach to maintaining pace and efficiency in the latter miles of a marathon race is to not go out too fast. Run the […]

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 […]

Jack Daniels On Leveraging Heart Rate Training

By |2023-12-29T14:18:01-05:00June 13th, 2017|Ask Dr. Jack Daniels, Training tips|

By Dr. Jack Daniels Every training session should have a purpose that improves one of the following physiological functions: Heart and sport-muscle strengthening Endurance Aerobic fitness Anaerobic fitness Speed Economy of movement Exercise heart rate is associated with each of the above-mentioned functions A faster-than-anticipated heart rate suggests over-training or inadequate recovery from previous exercise […]

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 […]

Dr. Jack Daniels: Utilizing The Treadmill To Help Prepare For Boston

By |2016-11-30T12:35:44-05:00November 30th, 2016|Ask Dr. Jack Daniels, Training tips|

[Editor’s Note:  The key to training effectively for the Boston Marathon is how well you strategically incorporate undulating terrain in your workouts. But what if you don’t have easy access to undulating terrain? We asked the master on how a runner can utilize the treadmill to help prepare for the course at Boston.] By Dr. Jack Daniels […]

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