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Christopher Kelsall

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Runner, writer, race director, coach, website-guy and Lydiard advocate.

Dylan Wykes is all Action

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian marathon runner and London Olympic hopeful Dylan Wykes, is all action – he is less about conjecture and prefers the results to speak for themselves. For example, during his recent half-marathon result...

Greg McMillan Interview – 2008

© Copyright - 2008 - Athletics Illustrated This interview was written in early 2008, edited and truncated January, 2012. ~ 2008 Greg McMillan who operates adidas-McMillanElite in Flagstaff, Arizona - a post-collegiate training group for runners -McMillan started the adidas-McMillanElite program in 2007. CK:...

Lydiard Basics

Join in the Arthur Lydiard discussion here.   © Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Arthur Lydiard of New Zealand was a pioneer in the sport of distance running. His coaching and his training principles were revolutionary during the 1950s and 1960s...

Stefano Baldini’s training before Athens Olympic Games Marathon

  Stefano Baldini's Training Leading up to Athens Olympic Games Marathon - Original and Translated Country - Italy Born - 25/05/197 Coach - Luciano Gigliotti Baldini_training (1) - Translated to English PDF Baldini Italian original slideshow PDF Personal bests: 3000m - 7:43.14 5000m - 13:23'43 10,000m - 27:43'98 Half Marathon - 1:00:50 Marathon - 2:07:22,...

Keith Livingstone interview

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Keith Livingstone from New Zealand published a new book about an old training method, written in today’s language. He has taken the famous training method of the late and incomparable Arthur Lydiard and...

Ovett An Autobiography – Book Review

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Genre: Biography Title: Steve Ovett: An Autobiography Author: Steve Ovett and John Rodda ISBN: 0002181193 Pages: 209 Published by: Willow Books, 1984 Book Review Steve Ovett was one of the most notable English athletes during the mid-1970s through to the...

Trail Therapy

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated "Cross-country has always been a vital part of my training program. You can develop fine muscular endurance and suppleness in your stride by running cross-country. It also develops good running form and strengthens...

Clifford Childs Interview

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated University of Victoria Vikes cross-country and track athlete Clifford Childs, in his fifth and final year of eligibility, helped his team to their ninth, tenth and eleventh Canada West cross-country titles in the CIS...

The Power of the Foot

© Copyright - 2011- Athletics Illustrated One of the most over-looked pieces of the training puzzle by runners that compete over a range of distances up to ultra-marathons is the strengthening of the foot and lower leg, as well as...

Bertil Johansson – Lethbridge College Kodiaks

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Bertil Johansson’s title at Lethbridge College may read as ‘Athletics Coach’, but there is so much more to his position and his passion for the sport that the label Athletics Coach just seems...
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