# 9 – Coaches Aravind and Krish of "Renaissance Distance Project" on training: mileage, consistency, speed work, strength and mental training
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Coaches Aravind Kumar and Krish Natesan of “Renaissance Distance Project” talks about the important pillars of their training philosophy consisting of mileage, consistency, speed work, strength training and mental training.
Show Notes
1:30 – Introduction to Krish and Aravind
3:40  – How to start run training, and the importance of mileage and consistency
7:45 – Importance and advantages of nasal breathing
10:00 – Importance of speed work and how to structure speed work
12:40 – 5 key strength workouts
15:10 – Key mental training techniques and when and how to visualize
21:10  – Common training mistakes and misconceptions
25:20 – Specific areas of focus for women athletes
30:00 – Quiz Time!
33:10 – Books, YouTube Channels, Podcast and other resource recommendations
36:55 – “Renaissance Distance Project” – objectives and how to apply
Resources Discussed
Renaissance Distance Project - https://www.facebook.com/RenaissanceDistanceProject
Endure by Alex Hutchison (Amazon Link), North by Scott Jurek (Amazon Link)
My Marathon by Frank Shorter (Amazon Link),  Eat & Run by Scott Jurek (Amazon Link), Finding Ultra by Rich Roll(Amazon Link), Peak Performance by Brad Stulberg (Amazon Link), Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins (Amazon Link), A Shot at History by Abhinav Bindra  (Amazon Link)
Morning Shakeout Podcast, Billy Yang Podcast, Rambling Runner, Sweat Science Podcast, I’ll have Another by Lindsey Hein
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