# 65 – Greg McMillan, world renowned running coach, on his training philosophy, running pace calculator and how to become a better runner
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Episode Summary
Greg McMillan, world renowned running coach, on his training philosophy, running pace calculator and how to become a better runner

Show Notes
01:05 – Coach Greg introduces himself
02:25 – Differences between real world coaching and academic coaching concepts
04:30 – How Coach Greg evaluates a new athlete
06:55 – Overarching training principles
10:35 – Key workouts which benefit runners
13:40 – How Coach Greg developed his running calculator
16:05 – Differences between ‘new’, ‘intermediate’ and ‘advanced’ runners
18:20 – “Endurance Monster”, “Speedster” and “Combo” runner
24:55 – Importance of developing your shorter distance speed
29:20 – Example of a training week in Coach Greg’s training plan
33:50 – Thoughts on low heart rate training
37:25 – Running with power
39:20 – Thoughts on strength training
42:05 – Recommendations of resources

Follow Coach Greg McMillan
Website:https://www.mcmillanrunning.com/
Instagram: @ mcmillanrunning
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/McMillanRunning
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/McMillanRunningCo
Twitter: @GregMcMillan

Books by Coach Greg McMillan
You (Only Faster) - Amazon Link
Running Nirvana: 50 Lessons to Elevate Your Running - Amazon Link

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