Building Speed Endurance With Track Coach Jimson Lee
Track 200m and 400m, athletics, sprinting
Speed endurance. One of the most physiologically challenging of athletic pursuits. It combines explosive velocity with the ability to hold onto a high intensity when your lungs are crying out for mercy
Jimson Lee is an expert on speed endurance, particularly in track and field, including the 200 meter and 400 meter events. He heads up the highly engaging blog called – what else? speedendurance.
In this interview we discuss a wide range of topics from Usain Bolt to Michael Johnson, of course, the effect of genes on athletic performance and the difference between the various metabolic systems. Don’t forget that we have already had several top coaches in speed endurance area on the show, including Michael Johnson himself and his former coach, Clyde Hart, who currently coaches top women’s 400 meter runner Sanya Richards-Ross. Those interviews are available in the SportsCoachRadio.com archives.
Key topics: Speed endurance, track sprinting, 200 meters, 400 meters, Michael Johnson, Usain Bolt, Jeremy Wariner, David Rudisha, Sanya Richards Ross, Allyson Felix, speed endurance training