Mental Skills Training For Runners

Mental Skills Training For Runners

This blog talks about mental training for distance runners Time to try something new? With travel and movement restrictions now in place around the world people are looking for new and innovative ways to stay in shape and get their daily dose of exercise. Lets face...
Hill Training For Distance Runners

Hill Training For Distance Runners

This blog discusses hill workouts for distance runners and how to incorporate them into your training. The author is The Kenya Experience Head Coach Hugo van den Broek. Hugo is a long time resident of Iten Kenya where he was previously a professional marathon runner...
Can we push ourselves to the limit?

Can we push ourselves to the limit?

Coach Hugo’s Blog: Can we push ourselves to the limit? This blog explores the ideas of the Central Governor Theory & the impact of the mind more generally in endurance performance in runners  As a coach I often say something like: “run with 80% effort”. Lately I...
Junk Mileage and Junk Quality

Junk Mileage and Junk Quality

In his latest coaching blog, Kenya Experience Head Coach Hugo van den Broek discusses the age old adage of quality versus quantity. Is one better than the other and how do you determine this? He goes on to ask if there such a thing as ‘Junk Mileage’ and introduces the...