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The 3 Key’s To Eliud Kipchoge’s Training

The 3 Key’s To Eliud Kipchoge’s Training

Cohesiveness – Eliud and his training partners live most of the year in the training camp outside Eldoret, living apart from family and other friends for much of the time. This means that they rely on each other for support. They push each other in training and they spend the time between training recovering together. The environment that this fosters is an extremely positive one. There is a comfortable camaraderie between the athletes and they so clearly enjoy their own company. This means that the sessions are often kept very fun and light-hearted even when the prescribed workout is far from enjoyable. Having such a training environment evidently is very motivating for the group and helps to prevent burnout, taking away stress and meaning that training becomes more gratifying for the whole group.      

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Eliud Kipchoge – The Greatest Of All Time – 3 Key Training Sessions

Eliud Kipchoge – The Greatest Of All Time – 3 Key Training Sessions

The majority of the running that Kipchoge does is easy. Runs where he’s barely puffing and cruising along with a low heart rate in an aerobic state. This doesn’t mean that it’s ‘slow’ however, with a lot of these aerobic runs having sections run at around 3:45min/km… factor in the hills, dirt roads and 2400m altitude and that is exceptional. However, when compared to the three workouts that take place each week, it’s clear that he’s still cruising even in these runs which can go up to a half-marathon in distance.

So, what are the three workouts he does each week? They vary a bit, but they follow a very similar pattern.

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Eliud Kipchoge – 15 Motivational Quotes About Training and Life

Eliud Kipchoge – 15 Motivational Quotes About Training and Life

“Self-discipline starts with you. It’s no other person. It starts with you. Start to examine yourself…Self discipline is doing what’s right instead of doing what you feel like doing. That’s the meaning of self-discipline.”

“After accommodating self discipline in your mind, self-discipline can help you to actually get three things. It can save your feelings. Get you back on the course when you try to think otherwise, self discipline can help easily come back and think positively. It helps you do the right thing in the moment for long-term benefits.”

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The 3 Key’s To Eliud Kipchoge’s Training

The 3 Key’s To Eliud Kipchoge’s Training

Cohesiveness – Eliud and his training partners live most of the year in the training camp outside Eldoret, living apart from family and other friends for much of the time. This means that they rely on each other for support. They push each other in training and they spend the time between training recovering together. The environment that this fosters is an extremely positive one. There is a comfortable camaraderie between the athletes and they so clearly enjoy their own company. This means that the sessions are often kept very fun and light-hearted even when the prescribed workout is far from enjoyable. Having such a training environment evidently is very motivating for the group and helps to prevent burnout, taking away stress and meaning that training becomes more gratifying for the whole group.      

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Eliud Kipchoge – The Greatest Of All Time – 3 Key Training Sessions

Eliud Kipchoge – The Greatest Of All Time – 3 Key Training Sessions

The majority of the running that Kipchoge does is easy. Runs where he’s barely puffing and cruising along with a low heart rate in an aerobic state. This doesn’t mean that it’s ‘slow’ however, with a lot of these aerobic runs having sections run at around 3:45min/km… factor in the hills, dirt roads and 2400m altitude and that is exceptional. However, when compared to the three workouts that take place each week, it’s clear that he’s still cruising even in these runs which can go up to a half-marathon in distance.

So, what are the three workouts he does each week? They vary a bit, but they follow a very similar pattern.

read more
Eliud Kipchoge – 15 Motivational Quotes About Training and Life

Eliud Kipchoge – 15 Motivational Quotes About Training and Life

“Self-discipline starts with you. It’s no other person. It starts with you. Start to examine yourself…Self discipline is doing what’s right instead of doing what you feel like doing. That’s the meaning of self-discipline.”

“After accommodating self discipline in your mind, self-discipline can help you to actually get three things. It can save your feelings. Get you back on the course when you try to think otherwise, self discipline can help easily come back and think positively. It helps you do the right thing in the moment for long-term benefits.”

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Mo The Marathoner

Mo The Marathoner

“Do I give Mo 150 miles a week outside and have him face a tremendous risk? If he gets injured, he is done,” Salazar says. “We are shooting for extra miles in a safe way that will get the exact same benefits.”

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Mo The Marathoner

Mo The Marathoner

“Do I give Mo 150 miles a week outside and have him face a tremendous risk? If he gets injured, he is done,” Salazar says. “We are shooting for extra miles in a safe way that will get the exact same benefits.”

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