December 22, 2015

My “Personal Inventory” Phase of using the Daniels’ VDOT Chart is a relatively easy exercise. It simply involves identifying and documenting historical times for various race distances on the Chart.

The next step, Goal-Setting, using the VDOT information, becomes more d...

December 12, 2015

One aspect of Peak Performance rarely discussed in coaching circles is the runners' "Career Life Cycle”. This cycle is basically three phases: Improvement, peak/plateau, and decline. Each of the three phases may last for several years depending on when you started, you...

December 11, 2015

“It's not how many miles you run, it's how you run the miles...” Ric Rojas

In this installment, I describe how I use the Daniels' Formula to compile and analyze previous performances. My next blog will address goal-setting based the analysis of your current racing and t...

December 9, 2015


Many of you have requested more information on my Catalyst Power Lifting Program. Coach Randy Hauer and I have developed a program designed specifically for high school track and field athletes. The major differences between this program and what may be availab...

December 3, 2015

Last year I was invited to participate on the coaching panel at Colorado Springs’ “Garden of the Gods 10-Mile” race clinic along with endurance running legends Pablo Vigil and Ted Casteneda. Pablo, Ted, and I preceded the featured speaker, Runner’s World editor Bart Ya...

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