Neuromuscular Running Clinic at Transports (Solano Ave Store)

While running at UC Davis I had the privilege of being coached by Jim Hunt, an elder statesmen of the college coaching scene with decades of experience.  Coach Hunt had a very specific approach to training, deriving many of his ideas from Dr. Owen Anderson.   The most prominent of these was neural based training for endurance athletes.  At Davis every one of our workouts would include drills or intervals focused on improving neural recruitment patterns and thus efficiency of running.  Improving our skill at running rather than just our cardiovascular conditioning.  I have found these adaptations important in my training and am hoping to share some of the key drills and workouts that runners of all types (trail, road, track) and levels can incorporate into their training.  Of course this is just one piece of the training puzzle, but an oft neglected one. Continue reading