20 Jun '16, 2pm

Context is Everything

I started running in 1998 as a freshman on my high school’s cross country team. I didn’t know anything about running – I was a total n00b. But as I fell in love with running, I got interested in the science of training. I bought all the running books . I studied the training of elite runners. I stayed on the cross country and track teams for eight years through college, learning from 10+ coaches and hundreds of teammates. And as I gradually absorbed lessons, principles, and ideas from immersing myself in the sport, I gradually saw the big picture of training. Not the nitty gritty things that many of us tend to focus on, like “What exercise is best for a sore toe? ” or “Should I start my half marathon with a 9:00 or 9:10 mile?” Being specific is important. But the fundamentals and learning to think about high-level ideas are much more critical. When you can take a step back...

Full article: http://strengthrunning.com/2016/06/context-is-everything/

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