Daniels' Running Formula

Jack Daniels’ PhD, Formulaic Approach To Periodisation

Jack Daniels PhD, is an iconic American Running coach, whose successful series of books Daniels’ Running Formula now in its Fourth edition has become my bible when planning or periodising an athletes season. Jack Daniels competed and medalled at both the Melbourne and Rome Olympic Games in 1956 and 1960 respectively, as well as being named the World’s Best Coach by Runner’s World. The overriding philosophy of the Daniels’ Running Formula is establishing intensities using the V-Dot system, this article will brush over that with the focus being on how he periodises or structures a season plan into different phases.

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Top 10 Gifts For Runners

With the lead in to Christmas well on the way and Christmas decorations starting to go up (I’ve even heard my first Christmas Carol), it’s time to look at what are my picks for the ten best gifts for runners.

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Book of the month

Book of the Month December – Daniels’ Running Formula

Daniels, Jack (2013) Daniels’ Running Formula 3rd Edition Human Kinetics Get in the best shape of your running career with the help of Daniels’ Running Formula,…

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Train

Why Does Coach Ray Get Me To Train So Slowly?

As the goal of most people’s training is to improve, to get faster, to go further, to perform better, it is only natural that you…

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