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Strength coaches don’t know running; Mo pain, Mo gain – JTG 5-A-Day

Mo Pain, Mo Gain

Get to grips with some of Mo Farah’s strength and conditioning programme alongside his mammoth overall schedule here

Greatest race you’ve never heard of

Five thousand people took part in the English Cross Country Championships in a cold, wet London park last Saturday. Jolyon Attwooll was one of them and he gave his account of the greatest race you’ve never heard of here

Why strength coaches don’t know endurance training- Domain Expertise, Chronic Cardio, and Confirmation Bias

Respected running coach Steve Magness has a bee in his bonnet with regards strength coaches and endurance running. “So they might have a great experiential knowledge of developing strength from their sporting or lifting days, but the experential learning from an endurance standpoint is lacking,” Magness says. Read his blog here

Neville a shining star at Irish indoor nationals

Ciara Neville is now the 2nd fastest u17 on the 2015 world top list list after her 7.45 second 60m at the Irish national indoor semi-final. She went on to win silver in the final and also over the 60m hurdles earlier in the day. Read about her and the championships in the Irish Examiner here

Dennis Kimetto interview

Athletics Illustrated caught up with the world marathon record holder and put him through his paces with a series of questions. Read the interview here

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Feidhlim Kelly

Feidhlim Kelly

Con Houlihan once told me that tomorrow is now. In taking on this venture I’ve started to try and put his words into action.

I worked for Con from 2007 till his passing in 2012 taking down his copy and a whole lot more. I have a Con Houlihan section which will go in to more depth on that.

I’m a long-time contributor to the Irish Runner magazine and am also working for the Irish Examiner.

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