There is no wall

Written by Stuart Haden on April 18, 2018

The London marathon takes place this Sunday and it always reminds me of a lesson I learnt a few years back. I was training for my first ultra marathon race and it was time to take my training to a new level. I had a couple of days free to run back to back marathons. 18 miles in and I reached my first option for an overnight camp, but I felt like my day had only just began. 8 miles

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It’s Not About The Coach – challenge

Written by Stuart Haden on April 4, 2018

The art of challenge is a curious thing. We need stretch, but not too much. Scientifically we need to push for about 4%. One great way to quantify this is to divide 24 hours of a given day by 4%. A quick calculation will tell you this adds up to just shy of 1 hour.

In the context of coaching an effective coachee will outline the appropriate level and pace of challenge required throughout the coaching engagement. Or if we break it

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