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 151: Belief Building: The X Factor to Success | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:31

You can have the perfect training plan, but it won’t work unless you have buy-in. In this episode, we break down the keys to getting trust, buy-in and belief with your athletes. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. 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 150: Innovative training methods that can take your preparation to the next level. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:07:22

Famed high school coach Joe Newton used to have his team run for 45 minutes, take a 5min break, run for 30 minutes, another 5-minute break, and finally run for 15 more minutes. Ninety minutes of total running, but split up. It’s an idea that few other teams copied, yet seems to have helped York HS throughout their dynasty. In this episode, we discuss different training methods that might seem a bit crazy, but are highly effective. It’s time to broaden your horizons. 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 149: Peak Performance Checklist: Everything you need to be ready for the big day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:25

What does it take to perform on race day? The physical components are the easy part. But setting someone up to have the right expectations, the correct mindset, to be able to choose to the difficult path when you’re mind is yelling at you to quit, is often the difference-maker. In this episode, we outline what it takes to show up on race day with your best effort. 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 148: Phasing Out the Long Run: How, When, Why? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:14:02

The long run is a staple of the runner’s diet. In this episode, we explore how the long run became a weekly staple and whether that still holds true. We dive into the function and physiology of the long run, and how you may want to gradually wind it down as the season comes to a close. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. 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 147: The Science of Training Management: Managing the messiness of the training process compared to the neatness of training plan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:09:17

Training is messy. You are dealing with human beings. In this episode we dive into adaptability, aiming for mastery, and giving your athletes autonomy to grow and develop. How do we manage the messiness of competing and racing and not just fall for the temptation of the training plan. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. 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 146: Law of the Minimum: A Better Way to Think About Training | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:46

Leibig’s Law of the Minimum states that “growth is dictated not by total resources available, but by the scarcest resource.” In this episode we discuss how to identity your limiting factor and what to do about it. Our limiting factor shifts as you adapt to training. That’s the reason why the same training for an athlete doesn’t work year after year. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. 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 145: Amazing Workouts, Awful Races | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:04:51

How many times have you had an athlete who has fantastic workouts, yet when it comes to race day, it’s like a different runner shows up? In this episode, Jon and Steve dive into what is going on here. Why did what’s going on in practice not translate? From not having time to absorb the workout, to creating hype and excessive expectations that shift athletes to fearing failure instead of striving, we cover it all. From the physiological to the psychological Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. 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 144: How to Deal with Failure | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:09:31

How do you handle failure? Do you freak out, let your anger get the best of you, or wallow in despair? Failure is a normal and expected part of racing. In fact, we ‘fail’ far more often than we succeed. In this episode, we dive into how to create an environment that frees athletes up to take risks, and fail. As well as how do we approach athletes after tough races and get their mind back in the right place. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. 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 143: Training and Racing in Heat and Humidity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:07:14

How do you survive heat and humidity? In this week’s episode, we delve into the science and practice of training in hot and humid conditions. From heat acclimatization and strategies to mitigate the deleterious effects of heat and humidity, we keep you informed on the latest research and best practices. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. We are running a special discount! Try the program for just $5 for the month! 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’ve just launched a new course for the Scholar Program: Renato Canova’s training. Thanks to the generosity of Renato, we have over 100 training plans of world class athletes, numerous lectures, presentations and more! 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 142: Coaching an Olympic Medalist- A conversation with coach Danny Mackey | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:08:05

In this episode, we welcome coach Danny Mackey to the show to discuss the training and preparation of Olympic Bronze medalist Josh Kerr. We dive into everything that went into preparing Josh for the games. From the training decisions, and workouts leading into the race to the psychology. How did he prepare Josh for the tactics? What did Danny do and say when Josh almost making it out of the heats? Danny dives in giving us the details on what it took to capture an Olympic medal. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. During the Olympics, we are running a special discount! Try the program for just $5 for the month! 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’ve just launched a new course for the Scholar Program: Renato Canova’s training. Thanks to the generosity of Renato, we have over 100 training plans of world class athletes, numerous lectures, presentations and more! 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 141: The Science of Warm-Ups and Cool Downs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:07:41

Warming up should be simple. Go jog around for a bit, do some drills and strides and you’re ready to go. In this episode we break down the science of two staples of running that are often afterthoughts. You’ll learn how warm-ups and cool downs aren’t just about priming your body to perform and then bringing it back to baseline, but also a stimulus for adaptation. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. During the Olympics, we are running a special discount! Try the program for just $5 for the month! 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’ve just launched a new course for the Scholar Program: Renato Canova’s training. Thanks to the genrosity of Renato, we have over 100 training plans of world class athletes, numerous lectures, presentations and more! 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 140: The Power of Reflection- Looking back at dumb stuff we used to do. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:08:21

We are taking a trip back into the time machine. It’s time to look back at training and coaching that we used to do, that we now look back upon and ask “what in the world were we thinking?” This weeks episode is about reflection. Not only to laugh at our ignorance, but to learn from it. What are some of the items that we wonder why in the world did we do that? * Micromanaging our training and athletes* Drills to perfection* Endless core work instead of strength work* Elaborate and exacting race plans* Writing out the entire seasons training at the beginning of the year* Overreliance on one style or type of workout Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. During the Olympics, we are running a special discount! Try the program for just $5 for the month! 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’ve just launched a new course for the Scholar Program: Renato Canova’s training. Thanks to the genrosity of Renato, we have over 100 training plans of world class athletes, numerous lectures, presentations and more! 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 139: Why a perfectionist mindset is holding you and your athletes back. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:39

In this week’s episode we dive into how our striving to get better, to perfect every single thing may actually be holding us back. We dive into the disease of overplanning, what occurs when we chase the minutia and the distinction between fragile and robust athletes. Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. During the Olympic Trials, we are running a special discount! Try the program for just $5 for the month! 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’ve just launched a new course for the Scholar Program: Renato Canova’s training. Thanks to the genrosity of Renato, we have over 100 training plans of world class athletes, numerous lectures, presentations and more! 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 138: Big Meet Readiness- Preparing to Perform | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:08:01

How do you get prepared for the big meet? It’s not only about physical preparedness, but also your mental and decision making framework. In this episode, we cover everything from understanding and setting up your psychological framework to priming for performance to making better decisions. Steve & Jon Resources Mentioned: The OODA Loop by John Boyd Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. During the Olympic Trials, we are running a special discount! Try the program for just $5 for the month! 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’ve just launched a new course for the Scholar Program: Renato Canova’s training. Thanks to the genrosity of Renato, we have over 100 training plans of world class athletes, numerous lectures, presentations and more! 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 137: Fatigue and the Bear Jumping On Your Back | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:06:09

We’ve all been there before. The bear jumps on our back in the final 200 meters. Our legs turn to lead and cease to function. What’s going on when the bear jumps on our back? In this episode we explore fatigue related to acidosis, H+, and more. And as always, tell you how to deal with it! Steve & Jon Visit our Sponsor The Scholar Program is our one-stop shop for all things coaches education. During the Olympic Trials, we are running a special discount! Try the program for just $5 for the month! 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’ve just launched a new course for the Scholar Program: Renato Canova’s training. Thanks to the genrosity of Renato, we have over 100 training plans of world class athletes, numerous lectures, presentations and more! 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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