Magness & Marcus on Coaching show

Magness & Marcus on Coaching

Summary: Coaches Steve Magness and Jon Marcus team up to bring you an insider's view on coaching. Taking you inside the thoughts and conversations that usually occur behind the scenes. They bring a diverse background having both worked with athletes at the collegiate and professional level. They hope to bring a mixture of science, old-fashioned wisdom, and a touch of philosophy to help understand the process of coaching and maximizing endurance performance. For more information visit www.ScienceOfRunning.com

Podcasts:

 Episode 169: Developing Performance Flexibility: How to prepare adaptive athletes to deliver when it counts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:48

If running is going bad do you feel crushed? In this episode, we discuss the importance of letting go, of diversifying your sense of identity, in order to free you up to perform. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 168: The Dunning-Krueger Effect on Steroids: How a Narrow World View Holds You and Your Athletes Back | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:07:20

How does your viewpoint impact your coaching? In this episode, we discuss how sometimes we get comfortable employing the same style of training, and it makes it where we aren’t open to considering or exploring new ideas. In this episode, we talk about how to keep open-minded, to adopt an explorers mindset Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 167: What’s worth doing even if you fail? — How to be brave, take risks, stretch your comfort zone, and avoid manufacturing certainty. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:02:13

Often, in racing we play it safe. We don’t take the risk. We focus on times instead of competing. In this episode, we talk about how to be brave in racing. How do we train athletes to take appropriate risks, to go for it, to attempt the breakthrough. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 166: Everything we got wrong coaching Women. And a few things we got right. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:17:05

In this episode, we take on an important but difficult topic: the differences between coaching men and women. In this episode, we cover differences in biology and psychology, and how that impacts what you do in training. From handling bodily shifts and changes and creating appropriate expectations, to understanding the impact of comparison and competition. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 165: The Rocky Road to the Top: Embrace the Mess of Training. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:04:09

Training is messy. Progress is not linear. In this episode, we get real. We talk about the messiness of training. How do we handle setbacks, what do we do when things go wrong, and when a workout is going rough? We cover it all in this week’s episode! Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 164: How much of your training should not be running? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:09:03

In the 1960’s Percy Cerutty made the claim that 1/3 of your training should be non-running. Does this hold up or not as a useful heuristic? In this episode, we examine the training aspects outside of running to see where they fit in, and what they may entail. From weights to hills to bounding to drills and plyos, we cover everything away from the running tracks and trails that make you a better runner. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 163: Biggest Bang for Your Buck: Training and Workouts that Build You Up Without Breaking You Down | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:05:11

What workouts give you the biggest bang for your buck? In this episode, we go through the best workouts for the mid-distance, track distance, and long distance races. What workout has the biggest bang for your buck for aerobic or anaerobic development? We’ve got you covered. Learn why Jon says, “when you don’t know what you’re doing, you do more.” Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 162: Dumbification Immunization — How to not be a dumb coach & why it’s important | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:08:30

How do you know what’s right? Do you buy into a particular program or coaching style, neglecting anything that runs counter? Or do you get lost in the complexity of training? In this episode, we go back through history, looking at how coaching and training evolved so that we can better understand how to deal with current trends and changes in coaching. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 161: How to become a Nuanced Thinker and level up your coaching | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:04:12

Too often in coaching, we get stuck. We tie ourselves to one training method, one training system. We approach things from an energy systems model, neglecting the biomechanical, neuromuscular, or psychological. In this episode we discuss how to get unstuck. We need to diversify our thinking, be able to go against our bias. We discuss everything from polarized training to strength training to mileage. Join us as we explore the nuance in training. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 160: The Down: The missing ingredient to your training | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:05:10

What do you do when an athlete is headed in the wrong direction, when their performance doesn’t match up with their training? You give them a down week. This oft-neglected component to training is essential. Too often, we schedule in down weeks once every 4 weeks, when we should have more flexibility for when we apply this stimulus that allows our athletes to get in the right balance between stress and rest. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 159: The Art and Science of Workout Design | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:04:31

How do we desing workouts? Designing workouts is something we all have to do, but there’s a science to it. In this episode, we go through how manipulating rest, interval length, speed, and more impact the adaptation an athlete has to a workout. It’s one of those nerd out type podcasts, so get on board! Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 158: Positive Illusions- How they can hurt or help performance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:04:39

In this episode, we look at some of our cognitive biases that can help or hurt our performance. From optimism bias to our illusion of control, how does our psychology impact our performance. That’s what we cover! Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 157: The Floundering Athlete: Ways to Reengage them and Reinvigorate their Performance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:09:01

What do you do when it all goes wrong? When an athlete is struggling, overtrained, or just not feeling good anymore? In this episode, we provide strategies for how to get athletes back on track from an emotional and psychological standpoint, as well as a training and physiological standpoint. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 156: Does what you’re measuring actually matter? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:06:07

In this episode, we take on the importance and value of measurement. Should you wear a GPS watch, measure HRV, heart rate, power, or lactate? We break down the balance you need to have between measurement and feel. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

 Episode 155: Getting the Most Out of People: How to inspire, encourage, and sustain excellence | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:06:36

How do we get the most out of our athletes? How do we help them get as close to their potential as possible? In this podcast, we talk about striving for excellence and giving people the freedom to perform. Steve and Jon outline the attributes needed and what we should do as coaches to develop them? Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop-shop for all things coaches education. And we’ve added a new feature! The Scholar Clubhouse is an interactive chat system that gives you instant access to Jon and Steve, as well as 150+ other brilliant coaches. Join the Scholar Program!From the science of running to history to the latest training programs, it has everything you need to coach better! We just added a new instant conversation service, that will allow all scholars to interact with Jon, Steve, and hundreds of other coaches instantly to help you solve your coaching issues! Share your thoughts with us on social media: Steve: Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube Jon: Twitter and Instagram Ways to Listen and Subscribe to the Podcast:  iTunes Stitcher via E-mail Youtube Spotify

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