Pace Calculator

By |2023-04-25T10:46:31-04:00April 17th, 2023|Training tips, VDOT Calculator|

The VDOT Calculator (embedded below) acts as a running pace calculator in three keys ways to help runners of all levels improve: Race Pace Calculator: get race paces to help with race preparation or analysis of a performance Training Pace Calculator: get personalized training paces to train more effectively Equivalent Race Pace Calculator: get equivalent [...]

Dr. Jack Daniels On Stride Rate

By |2023-12-27T21:52:39-05:00November 8th, 2018|Biomechanics, Training tips|

By Dr. Jack Daniels 180 Steps Per Minute When I am teaching a new group of runners the first thing I have them do is count their stride frequencies while running around the track. I can’t remember ever having one of these beginners who turned over as fast as 180 steps per minute. However, when […]

Dr. Jack Daniels’ Ingredients of Success

By |2023-12-28T20:53:28-05:00October 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’ve come up with five ingredients of success. A lot of my opinions are based upon over 50-years of coaching Olympians, collegians and individuals of […]

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 […]

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