Friday, February 11, 2011

Marc Bloom's Peak Performance: Elite girls benefit from training with boys

For those of you coaching strong to elite type girls, great article posted at the following link by Marc Bloom (see bio below):
http://rise.espn.go.com/track-and-xc/us/features/bloom-peak-performance/girls-training-with-boys.aspx?pursuit=TrackAndXC

Harrier XC editor Marc Bloom has covered running performance in numerous publications for more than four decades. His recent books are "God on the Starting Line" (Breakaway) and "Young Runners" (Simon & Schuster). He is a three-time recipient of the Track & Field Writers Association "Jesse Abramson Award" as track writer of the year.  His website is located at:  http://www.theharrier.com/marcbloomrunning/index2.php

What did you think after reading the article?

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Um...no article needed to know that one. Paula Radcliff benifited from make pace makers. To bad men don't have robots to train with to make them better!

Albert Caruana said...

Couple of options. Find fast assistant coaches or local runners who could come to your practice and pace your fast boys.