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Coaching basics for kids

08/20/07 More

Coaching basics for kids

Dear Coach, I am a youth track coach. We train three times a week in the summer. The kids range in age from 9yrs to 14yrs old. The problem is that some of the parents feel the kids should train m...

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14 year old having a better...

08/20/07 More

14 year old having a better season

Dear Coach Mick, I am 14 years old,and I am planning on being in Cross Country this coming fall. I was in it last fall, but I wasn't very good. I have my mind set on being good this year,and I ...

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Running at altitude

08/16/07 More

Running at altitude

Have been on some back packing trips but never really ran hard at high altitudes. Should I be thinking about any precautions or if I usually do a 5 mile run can I still do 5 or just ease into it, ...

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cross country

08/16/07 More

cross country

im going to be a junior girl when school comes up again. i went to state my sophmore year and placed 3rd. my best time for 2005 season was 20:39. i want to get my time down to 19:15. do u know any ...

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Training programs!

08/15/07 More

Training programs!

hi i am jaycee olsen i am a freshan at northwood high school in irvine california. i run 4 events. 4x100 meter relay, 4x400 meter relay, 200 meter and the 400 meter. i just want to ask you what i s...

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Staying motivated

08/13/07 More

Staying motivated

Hey, Ryan. It's cool that you are taking the time to answer questions. My question is: How do you stay motivated after a bad workout or race? For me, sometimes it's tough to push myself after a bad...

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Warm Up Length

08/10/07 More

Warm Up Length

Before races last season, I usually only ran about a mile or 10 minutes. I think what kept me from just doing a little more was fear of wasting energy for the race. I just ran a 5 mile race. Dur...

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What makes you tick?

08/09/07 More

What makes you tick?

This is a question to Ryan. Besides the fact that you're winning, which has to be motivating, what is it that you think about when you wake up in the morning that inspires you to go out and train ...

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Your brother

08/09/07 More

Your brother

Noticed your brother Chad is going out to Oregon. Wondering, are you guys totally supportive of each other, any rivalry, any brotherly competition going on?

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Tips to make my team better

08/09/07 More

Tips to make my team better

Dear Mick, Hello. My name is Rachel, and I am the captain of my cross country team at my school. I was just wondering if you had anytips for me to help my team get better. Thank you. ...

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