# 65 – Greg McMillan, world-renowned running coach, on his training philosophy, running pace calculator and how to become a better runner

Greg McMillan, world-renowned running coach, on his training philosophy, running pace calculator and how to become a better runner

Show Notes

01:05 – Coach Greg introduces himself

02:25 – Differences between real-world coaching and academic coaching concepts

04:30 – How Coach Greg evaluates a new athlete

06:55 – Overarching training principles

10:35 – Key workouts which benefit runners

13:40 – How Coach Greg developed his running calculator

16:05 – Differences between ‘new’, ‘intermediate’ and ‘advanced’ runners

18:20 – “Endurance Monster”, “Speedster” and “Combo” runner

24:55 – Importance of developing your shorter distance speed

29:20 – Example of a training week in Coach Greg’s training plan

33:50 – Thoughts on low heart rate training

37:25 – Running with power

39:20 – Thoughts on strength training

42:05 – Recommendations of resources

Follow Coach Greg McMillan

Website: https://www.mcmillanrunning.com/

Instagram: @ mcmillanrunning

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/McMillanRunning

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/McMillanRunningCo

Twitter: @GregMcMillan

Books by Coach Greg McMillan

You (Only Faster) – Amazon Link

Running Nirvana: 50 Lessons to Elevate Your Running – Amazon Link

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