What Are Running Strides?

By |2022-10-20T13:26:15-04:00October 20th, 2022|Training Talk|

By Dr. Jack Daniels I learned about strides (also referred to as striders) from the elite runners who were subjects in my 45-year longitudinal study on elite distance runners, which began in 1968, in preparation for the Mexico City Olympics (and ended in 2013). A Canadian runner I worked with referred to strides as having [...]

What Is The Purpose Of Doing Strides?

By |2011-11-30T14:53:17-05:00November 30th, 2011|Ask A Coach Responses|

Today’s Ask a Coach question comes from Pat about the the purpose of post-run “strides.” Question:  Can The Run SMART Project do a video on strides? I’ve always been confused on the purpose of doing strides and the proper pace for them. I’m familiar with coach Jack Daniels’ training paces (Easy, Threshold, Interval, and Repetitions) […]

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