This book is for all serious middle distance athletes and coaches. It is based on the proven principles of New Zealand’s Arthur Lydiard, the Runner’s World ‘Coach of the Century’, who trained a motley band of neighborhood kids into feared Olympic medalists, and kept on doing it, around the world. These principles have since guided athletes from many nations to world records and Olympic Gold medals. Now you can plan your own campaigns, and understand exactly what you’re doing at every step. This book can be used and understood by everyone. A former national-level runner and race winner over...Read More
Author Newsroom: Keith Livingstone
Keith Livingstone is a chiropractor who lives in Bendigo, Australia, with his wife and five children. He grew up right on Arthur Lydiard’s doorstep amidst the running boom of the mid 1970s.
For over ten years Keith was nationally ranked as a distance runner in both New Zealand and Australia, over road, track, and cross-country, and he won a number of regional titles. He knew, raced, or trained with many of the great runners in New Zealand and Australia during the “golden era.”
In 1990 Keith helped his current coaching colleague John Meagher to a debut marathon time of 2 hours 16 minutes, and later to a Melbourne Marathon victory, triathlon titles, and three titles in the World Masters Games. Their “HIT Squad” currently boasts three nationally ranked senior 1500m runners.Visit Website
“Thirty years of personal research into the history, science and physiology of the world’s most proven and successful endurance training philosophy, distilled into an easy-to-understand format…” Dr. Keith LivingstoneRead More