A coaching viewpoint

When coaching athletes, there is always a lot to think about on an ongoing weekly and monthly basis. Keeping in mind the goals for the upcoming season, weaknesses and strengths of each athlete, the seasonal focus, current weather conditions, available schedule, current training fatigue and more. So what is the best training focus for one athlete may not be the best focus for another athlete. The goal with each person is to create the most individualized program possible to push personal limits, but to also gear training towards a specific goal, whether the race goal is a short or longer distance event. Continue reading