29 Aug '14, 4pm

"Fitness takes time." 9 more winning one-liners from running gurus:

"Fitness takes time." –Coach Greg McMillan McMillan advises driven athletes from newbies to Olympic qualifiers who all have one thing in common: "They're used to giving things 110 percent, and they expect that'll achieve fast results," says the exercise scientist and running coach based in Flagstaff, Arizona. "But fitness should sneak up on you." McMillan says performance gains come from training optimally, not maximally. That's because "fitness" really refers to a set of complex biological processes that can't be rushed. Push too hard, too soon, and you'll end up injured and discouraged. "But if you can stack up week after week of consistent training, you will see your fitness level go to places that you may never have thought possible," he says. Here's how to get there. Honor your body's timeline. "Everybody's ability to adapt and recover is different," says McMillan. Tr...

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