History of Training- Part 1- The 1800s to the 1930's
the History of Training video mini-series Steve Magness walks you
through the origins of structure training for distance running on the
Part I Outline
- Know the past to understand the present, where did the sport of modern track start?
- How the early days of professionalism / amateurism influence training methods
- When did training modernize and who created the first codified approach.
- A look at Paavo Nurmi and the Finnish style "Terrace Training" as well as various precursors to the Hard/Easy and Interval training approach.