I'm 44 y/o and have been following the Daniels Formula for three years.
That is almost what I do; (or at least shoot for each week): One tempo run
pace) and one long run. Sprinkle in 4 & 6 mile recovery runs and I feel
BTW.... I tried Galloway's program for several years before the
Daniels program and have had much better results on Daniels.
> Hi folks,
> Speaking of JD's training programs. I was curious how older runners (33+)
> adjust the programs given in his book. Do you all try to do
> 2-3 quality sessions and a long run each week?
> When I was in really great shape (for me), I could do a tempo run, two
track sessions and
> a long run a week Now that I'm a few years older, I was wondering
> what modifications the "older" crowd might make.
> Thank or your input.
> > Jack Daniels is a very smart coach with some good, sound
> > training methods. The book you mention is very popular,
> > and the training programs involved inside are as good as
> > any other.
> > I guess what I'm trying to say is that yes, he is a good
> > coach and it's a good book - obviously there are many
> > other good books and methods that are just as good. If
> > your coach likes Daniels and it works for you, why not?
> > Buy the book rather than try to find fragments of the
> > schedules online - his insights and little "bios" of all
> > sorts of runners scattered throughout really make it
> > a complete package.
> > Good luck!
> > --
> > David (in Hamilton, Ont)
> > "You can't burn out if you've never caught fire."
> > http://www.angelfire.com/nc/swstudio/racing.html
> > -
> > > Hey everyone,
> > > For training during the summer (HS), my X-C recommended we follow Jack
> > > Daniels' Running formula and gave us some info on it. I was wondering
> > > everyone's opinion on it is? Keep in mind that I'm not (and most of
> > > team isn't) at such a elite level that his training is too easy.
> > > Noah
> > > PS- does anyone know a sight where his whole program is listed for
> > > abilities? thanks