Magness & Marcus On Coaching

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Sinopsis

An in depth look at training, coaching, Sport Science, and anything else that relates to enhancing endurance performance.

Episodios

  • Episode 152: The Science of Training Loads- Developmental, Retentive, Restorative

    29/11/2021 Duración: 01h04min

    We tend to simplify training into either hard workouts or easy days. In this episode, we bring you the nuance of training. Instead of hard and easy, we like to classify training as either building, maintaining, or restoring. You’ll learn why Canova includes a lot of ‘in-between’ moderate days. And why Alan Webb’s ‘easy days…

  • Episode 151: Belief Building: The X Factor to Success

    22/11/2021 Duración: 59min

    You can have the perfect training plan, but it won’t work unless you have buy-in. In this episode, we break down the keys to getting trust, buy-in and belief with your athletes. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. Join the Scholar Program! From…

  • Episode 150: Innovative training methods that can take your preparation to the next level.

    15/11/2021 Duración: 01h07min

    Famed high school coach Joe Newton used to have his team run for 45 minutes, take a 5min break, run for 30 minutes, another 5-minute break, and finally run for 15 more minutes. Ninety minutes of total running, but split up. It’s an idea that few other teams copied, yet seems to have helped York…

  • Episode 150: Peak Performance Checklist: Everything you need to be ready for the big day

    08/11/2021 Duración: 58min

    What does it take to perform on race day? The physical components are the easy part. But setting someone up to have the right expectations, the correct mindset, to be able to choose to the difficult path when you’re mind is yelling at you to quit, is often the difference-maker. In this episode, we outline…

  • Episode 148: Phasing Out the Long Run: How, When, Why?

    18/10/2021 Duración: 01h14min

    The long run is a staple of the runner’s diet. In this episode, we explore how the long run became a weekly staple and whether that still holds true. We dive into the function and physiology of the long run, and how you may want to gradually wind it down as the season comes to…

  • Episode 147: The Science of Training Management: Managing the messiness of the training process compared to the neatness of training plan

    11/10/2021 Duración: 01h09min

    Training is messy. You are dealing with human beings. In this episode we dive into adaptability, aiming for mastery, and giving your athletes autonomy to grow and develop. How do we manage the messiness of competing and racing and not just fall for the temptation of the training plan. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor…

  • Episode 146: Law of the Minimum: A Better Way to Think About Training

    04/10/2021 Duración: 01h01min

    Leibig’s Law of the Minimum states that “growth is dictated not by total resources available, but by the scarcest resource.” In this episode we discuss how to identity your limiting factor and what to do about it. Our limiting factor shifts as you adapt to training. That’s the reason why the same training for an…

  • Episode 145: Amazing Workouts, Awful Races

    28/09/2021 Duración: 01h04min

    How many times have you had an athlete who has fantastic workouts, yet when it comes to race day, it’s like a different runner shows up? In this episode, Jon and Steve dive into what is going on here. Why did what’s going on in practice not translate? From not having time to absorb the…

  • Episode 144: How to Deal with Failure

    13/09/2021 Duración: 01h09min

    How do you handle failure? Do you freak out, let your anger get the best of you, or wallow in despair? Failure is a normal and expected part of racing. In fact, we ‘fail’ far more often than we succeed. In this episode, we dive into how to create an environment that frees athletes up…

  • Episode 143: Training and Racing in Heat and Humidity

    06/09/2021 Duración: 01h07min

    How do you survive heat and humidity? In this week’s episode, we delve into the science and practice of training in hot and humid conditions. From heat acclimatization and strategies to mitigate the deleterious effects of heat and humidity, we keep you informed on the latest research and best practices. Steve & Jon Visit our…

  • Episode 142: Coaching an Olympic Medalist- A conversation with coach Danny Mackey

    30/08/2021 Duración: 01h08min

    In this episode, we welcome coach Danny Mackey to the show to discuss the training and preparation of Olympic Bronze medalist Josh Kerr. We dive into everything that went into preparing Josh for the games. From the training decisions, and workouts leading into the race to the psychology. How did he prepare Josh for the…

  • Episode 141: The Science of Warm-Ups and Cool Downs

    16/08/2021 Duración: 01h07min

    Warming up should be simple. Go jog around for a bit, do some drills and strides and you’re ready to go. In this episode we break down the science of two staples of running that are often afterthoughts. You’ll learn how warm-ups and cool downs aren’t just about priming your body to perform and then…

  • Episode 140: The Power of Reflection- Looking back at dumb stuff we used to do.

    09/08/2021 Duración: 01h08min

    We are taking a trip back into the time machine. It’s time to look back at training and coaching that we used to do, that we now look back upon and ask “what in the world were we thinking?” This weeks episode is about reflection. Not only to laugh at our ignorance, but to learn…

  • Episode 139: Why a perfectionist mindset is holding you and your athletes back.

    21/07/2021 Duración: 50min

    In this week’s episode we dive into how our striving to get better, to perfect every single thing may actually be holding us back. We dive into the disease of overplanning, what occurs when we chase the minutia and the distinction between fragile and robust athletes. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program…

  • Episode 138: Big Meet Readiness- Preparing to Perform

    05/07/2021 Duración: 01h08min

    How do you get prepared for the big meet? It’s not only about physical preparedness, but also your mental and decision making framework. In this episode, we cover everything from understanding and setting up your psychological framework to priming for performance to making better decisions. Steve & Jon Resources Mentioned: The OODA Loop by John…

  • Episode 137: Fatigue and the Bear Jumping On Your Back

    29/06/2021 Duración: 01h06min

    We’ve all been there before. The bear jumps on our back in the final 200 meters. Our legs turn to lead and cease to function. What’s going on when the bear jumps on our back? In this episode we explore fatigue related to acidosis, H+, and more. And as always, tell you how to deal…

  • Episode 136: Hitting the Wall- Navigating Fatigue in Longer Races

    21/06/2021 Duración: 01h02min

    Hitting the wall is a dreaded experience in the marathon. Your body runs out of energy and you feel like you are fighting your muscles every step. But what’s really going on? We don’t actually run out of energy. In this episode we dive DEEP into the physiology of hitting the wall and more importantly…

  • Episode 135: Performance Turnaround- How to Get Your Racing Back on Track

    14/06/2021 Duración: 59min

    What do we do when it’s all going wrong? When an athlete seems to be headed in the wrong direction? In this weeks podcast we dive into how to get performance back on track. Do we take a week off, run easy for a while, change the workouts? Jon and Steve explore all the ways…

  • Episode 134: Improving is Really Hard!

    31/05/2021 Duración: 51min

    In our early days or running, improvement comes easy! A little bit of training and our performance improves. We get fooled into thinking work and improvement are directly correlated. This is great for getting us to put in the work, but what happens when improvement slows down, when it becomes a jagged line? Do we…

  • Episode 133: Track and Field: A Multibillion Dollar Sleeping Giant

    05/05/2021 Duración: 01h09min

    It’s time for a state of the sport check-in. In this episode, Jon and Steve take on the sleeping giant that is the sport of track and field. We discuss how to improve it, what we are missing, and how we need to change the narrative. From big ideas to small tweaks that we all…

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