Craig Engels. The man. The legend. Craig Engels joins the Sweat Elite podcast two weeks before one of the biggest days of his life - the USA Olympic Trials in which he has his sights set on qualifying for the Tokyo Olympic Games in the 1500m (and possibly 800m).
Craig Engels, for those unfamiliar, is one of USA's fastest middle distance runners with personal bests of 1:44.68 (800m), 3:33.64 (1500m) and 3:51.6 (Mile). He is the 2019 USA national champion over 1500m and hopes to add another national title to the resume in a couple of weeks.
What makes Craig so unique is his approach to his profession in prioritising having fun and being happy over anything else. Tune into this episode to hear Engels discuss this idea in depth.
Lee Troop joins the Sweat Elite Podcast for the third time to have a conversation about Jake Riley's build up to the Tokyo Olympic Games Marathon. We discuss how Jake's preparation has been so far, what the plans are for the next couple of months, if the Olympics will allow coaches and/or...
Mersha Asrat is the co-coach of Kenenisa Bekele who is a three-time Olympic champion and former world record holder in the 5000m and 10000m on the track. Kenenisa Bekele is also the second fastest of all time over the Marathon and considered one of the greatest distance runners of all time.
All things Marathon Training! Here we answer the 7 most common questions that have come our way at Sweat Elite Coaching about marathon training.
1. What is the recommended longest run during a marathon training block? How many times would you recommend training over 30km (18mi)?
2. How fast...