Marius Bakken Goes Into Detail About Lactate Threshold Training

Marius Bakken wrote a detailed blog post about the Norwegian model of lactate threshold training and lactate controlled approach to training that outlines the methodology followed today by folks like the Ingebrigtsen brothers and top triathletes like Kristian Blummenfelt and Gustav Iden.

Good Design Makes A Training Program Useful

I can’t remember if I’ve shared this before in the newsletter or not but Dieter Rams’ 10 Principles for Good Design is applicable to so many areas of life. I reference it often when designing training programs for my athletes. Number 2 is something of a guiding light for me: Good design makes a product useful.

Bernd Heinrich On Aging As A Runner

81-year-old is doing well after a recent car accident and as usual, I found a lot of wisdom in this interview he recently did with Amby Burfoot for Outside.

Chasing Beautiful Dreams at The Millrose Games

The Millrose Games were on Saturday in New York City. I didn’t watch the event live because I was racing myself but I enjoyed this post-race show called After The Final Lap with Chris Chavez and Kyle Merber of Citius Mag and special guest host, 2016 Olympic 1500m gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz. It’s unscripted, insightful, and pretty entertaining on the whole. I mean, it’s worth it alone to watch men’s Wanamaker Mile champion Ollie Hoare trying to chug beer out of the winner's trophy on a live broadcast.

2 Million Downloads (and Counting)!

Sometime last week the morning shakeout podcast surpassed 2 million total downloads. It's only a number, but it's pretty incredible that it was only 11 months ago when we crossed the 1 million mark.