I was interviewed regarding my track training. Here is the blog.
Darren took me through a track workout on a brisk February morning, and then we sat and chatted about his running and athletic career and future goals.
Before I tell you about Darren, I should tell you a little thing about me: I was not in the least bit athletic until I hit my early 20s. So I have no experience with high school or collegiate sports, so the kind of track workout I did with Darren this morning was completely new to me. We started with a few warmup laps, then went into a five minute AMRAP of pushups, pyramids (going from a plank position to a pike position), and squats. We did about 60 meters of walking lunges that burned enough the cold no longer was a concern. From there, we moved into a few rounds of high-knees, butt kicks, and track skips. Then, we moved on to…
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