Startline Coaching

Breath technique on the run – what works best?

I am often asked by athletes about breathing technique for running. I’d like to address this with a three part answer: Principally breathe in and out through your mouth. During exercise, we are most concerned with Oxygen delivery… Read More

Oh no! Not the dreaded run time trial!

Few things strike fear into the hearts of athletes than the dreaded run time trail that a coach has placed onto athletes training calendar. There is no question that these efforts are really very tough. They are also… Read More

Run in packs!

This weekend’s NYC Marathon was quite windy and blustery. The impact of the wind is easy to under estimate. Studies have shown that the energy cost differential of running outside (even on a still day) vs. indoors on… Read More

A beautiful day for a run!

Such a fun day for the first group training session. Weather was cool, sun was out. The key focus early in training is to strengthen connective tissue, build muscle, and do some aerobic conditioning. The aerobic system can… Read More

Go out unexpectedly slow!

I had the pleasure of meeting & listening to the legendary running coach Dr. Jack Daniels PhD at the #BrooklynRunCo this morning. It was particularly fitting on the eve of the #NYCMarathon. As endurance athletes, we must meter… Read More

4 days until kickoff – Saturday 11/2

It’s happening – 4 days to go. Get your shoes on and laces tied for the off season run/strength program. The team will meet at Connecticut Muffin on the corner of Prospect Park West & 15 St. in… Read More