“In the morning before a track workout I see him in the house and ask him: ‘How do you feel today?’ If he tells me he doesn’t feel really well or if he indicates to me, even indirectly, he is not ready, we would skip the session and go on the roads instead – a fartlek or light training.” Brother Colm O’Connell
For coach brother Colm and his squad of elite Kenyan middle-distance runners, training within themselves is a key concept. Lighter sessions are vital, sessions that still work the body, but in a gentle and forgiving way.
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