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Jeff Arbogast

About

Coach Arbogast has been a contributing writer at Youth Runner Magazine for about ten years now. He is the head T&F and XC Coach at Bingham H.S. in Utah and is one of the top coaches in the U.S.

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"Hey, I am a...

03/11/14 More

How to get my marathon...

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My daughter ...

09/08/09 More

Heal Pain

Several options here . . . First, it is always advisable to look at heel lifts (cheap and available at any shoe store) as an option. In many cases, a heel lift cures a lot of the rearfoot/calf/...

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My 10 year o...

09/03/09 More

Running form

Most of this is answered in your other question, but I would certainly look at heel lifts as the first and cheapest effective option. If that does not work satisfactorily, get to a sports podiatri...

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2 months ago...

07/13/09 More

How fast should my slo...

Joseph . . I think you already have answered your own question. Yes, I believe with your background you are ready to move your long/easy runs up a notch. Training is a progression and maintain...

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10/11/08 More

Winter Mileage

In a solid year-plan, this is not the best time to ramp up mileage to anything substantially over what you have already done, so let's look at this as a "mini" year plan over the next 15 weeks and ...

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09/29/08 More

HS cross country

The confusion here lies in our inability to find the reason for her lack or progress. The areas can be varied. Her physical stature would indicate no limitations, her training is within normal bou...

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07/22/08 More

Cross trianing

Addison . . The best thing for cross country is event specific training, i.e. running, but in the event of an injury or other problem, pool running (with a flotation vest in the deep end) is th...

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I am current...

11/23/08 More

XC mileage for 18 year...

On Pre-race, the first and foremost rule is to NEVER vary what you have done or are used to before a race! The night before, stick with what fuels you well, and avoid any trendy or 'different' foo...

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XC season mileage

You are talented and attempting to break through to the next level, something you are sure to do. The quality of your mileage is almost as important as the quality, but racing 10k at your age over...

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I am a stude...

10/10/08 More

I want to become a Coach

GREAT question! 37 states now recognize the standards set by the National Federation of State High Schools (www.nfhs.org). Their training is constantly revamped and covers Coaching Principles a...

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