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Mark Hansen is one of Jay's online clients, and like all of Jay's online clients, he's a busy adult who leads a hectic life. Mark ran competitively in high school, learning some good habits and some no so good. In this podcast Mark talks about the things he's learned from Jay and how many of the things he now does in training differ from his pervious approach to training.

Direct download: 029_Mark_Hansen_RunFasterPodcast.mp3
Category:Running -- posted at: 6:50pm MDT

Dr. Richard Hansen (@DrRichardHansen) joins us again and speaks on a variety of topics. Not only is he a world class chiropractor, but he's also the coach of the Roots Running Project, a group of elite post collegiate runners based out of Boulder, CO. They have a great Instagram feed - @roots_running .

Thanks Dr. Hansen for your time and best of luck to your athlete competing in Eugene at the US Olympic Track and Field Trials.

Direct download: Podcast_28_with_Dr_Hansen.mp3
Category:Running -- posted at: 1:21pm MDT

Coach John O'Malley is one of the best high school running coaches is in the country. He's had tremendous success as the boys cross country and track coach at Sandburg HS in Illinois. Not only has he had success in cross country, but his boys 4x800m relays consistently run under 7:50, a great indicator that Coach O'Malley is more than capable as a track coach.

This episode is an excerpt from his full interview at HighSchoolRunningCoach.com.

Thanks for your time Coach O'Malley, both in your training you've shared at HSRC and to prepare for this interview.

Direct download: john_omalley_redux.mp3
Category:Running -- posted at: 7:30am MDT

Alia Gray recently finished 10th in the women's U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.  She was one of only three competitors to run a PR at the event, as the starting temperature was 73º and the temperature at the finish was 82º.  

She shares her unconventional training for the race, including insights in the way she works with her coach, Dr. Joe Vigil, who coacher her remotely.  Dr. Richard Hansen, a former guest on this podcast, is also a part of this podcast as he is with Alia day to day, administering workouts.

Great interview if you're interested in how elite athletes train.

Direct download: Alia_Gray_edited.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:53am MDT

In this Q&A I discuss when to ease back on general strength work leading up to a race, heart rate monitors and their role in training, when to do race pace specific work in half marathon training, and much more.  

Want your questions answered on the podcast.  Email me at coachjayjohnson@gmail.com

Enjoy!

Direct download: Run_Faster_Podcat_QandA_with_Jay.mp3
Category:Running -- posted at: 4:31pm MDT

Cindy Kuzma is a runner and a writer.  In the March 2016 edition of Runner's World she has two articles, including the "Injury-Prediction Calculator" article.  It's an interesting article.  Cindy and I discuss not only that article, but an article she did for the March 2015 RW edition on the importance of the hip in running injuries.  Finally, I'm lucky to have the chance to coach Cindy online.  She takes her running seriously and in this interview you'll hear about all of the time she spent in the gym going from injury this fall to running at well in February.

Direct download: Cindy_Kuzma_edited.mp3
Category:Running -- posted at: 2:31pm MDT

In this episode Jay and Amy discuss what she should do in her training now that she has identified that she can spend more time training.  Simple question. Some of the answers will be obvious and some of the answers may surprise you.

Direct download: Amy_Feit_Re-dux.mp3
Category:Running -- posted at: 10:38am MDT

Coach Callor has had success with both boys and girls teams, both in cross country and track.  He has coached footlocker finalists and teams that have both made NXN and run well there.

High School Running Coach is lucky to have Mike as a featured coach for the 2016 season.  

 

Direct download: Interview_Mike_Callor.mp3
Category:Running -- posted at: 11:58am MDT

This episode of the podcast features excerpts from Jonathan Dalby's interview on High School Running Coach.

Coach Dalby talks about the social side of running and building a culture of running in the high school setting.  

He also addresses how a coach fits in all of the important non-running work into a training program.  He talks about the importance of a long run, as well as the important concept of "shutting down" a workout if it's not going well for the athlete.

Thanks for your time Jonathan!

Direct download: Interview_Jonathan_Dalby_edited_mixdown.mp3
Category:Running -- posted at: 12:49pm MDT

Charlie Kern is the boys track coach at York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois.

This podcast is a collection of excerpts from his full interview on High School Running Coach.

He talks about the face that caring for athletes is more important than workouts.  He talks about some of the things they do at York that are different than other programs.  He also shares a couple examples of workouts they've done to get athletes ready to run well at big meets.

Charlie is a fantastic coach and I'm so happy he is part of the 2016 High School Running Coach line up.

 

Direct download: Run_faster_Charlie_Edits_mixdown.mp3
Category:Running -- posted at: 11:19am MDT