>Racing>Off season running volume for HS cross country
The process is the goal.
Men heap together the mistakes of their lives, and create a monster they call Destiny.
Each program has different elements which are explained and will help explain to your athlete the purpose of each workout and how she should adapt if needed.
In an infinite universe, the one thing sentient life cannot afford to have is a sense of proportion
Then the next year I was injured. I obviously had no idea what I was doing or why.
It's very common. Motivated kids decide that they are going to run 50, or 60, or 70 miles a week to get ready for cross country season. So they decide how many days they are going to run and divide the total mileage by the number of days. And run each and every one hard.
If they don't get injured first they give up because they are too tired.
The Logic of Long Distance
Thanks, they have the Hudson book at the local bookstore. I've reserved a copy.
I've got a fever...
If I could do it all over again I would have slowed my pace down by 30-40 seconds per mile and just done the 60-80 miles per week all summer like I should have.
On your deathbed, you won't wish that you'd spent more time at the office. But you will wish that you'd spent more time running. Because if you had, you wouldn't be on your deathbed.
Also, make sure she really wants to do the mileage. Don't make her hate running when she is only going to be a sophomore in high school.