September 10, Monday
GTC Monthly Meeting
Meeting will be at Puerta Vallarta Restaurant near Cherrydale Cinemas. Social and ordering 6:30 - 7:00 PM followed by program:
Speaker for the September 10th meeting will be our own Mike Caldwell. His presentation will be "Training Secrets of GTC-ELITE!". Our ASICS Greenville Track Club-ELITE program developed four qualifiers for the 2016 USA Olympic Team Marathon Trials in Los Angeles and is working on qualifying for the 2020 Trials to be conducted in Atlanta.
Some of the points he will cover will include:
1. How we structure our training cycles.
2. The don't miss training components for each cycle.
3. Sequencing your long run for optimal results.
4. Why recovery is the fourth leg of the training chair.
5. Does "tapering" actually work and why it sometimes doesn't.
6 . And our Secret workouts that . . .
Mike is a Health Sciences graduate of Furman University and did his post-graduate studies in Exercise Physiology and Movement Science at the University of Florida and Florida State University. He founded Racing South Magazine (which later merged with Running Journal) before having an extended corporate career with both ASICS and NIKE, Inc. Following his retirement from NIKE in 2009, he coached at Furman from 2009-2012, before founding the Greenville Track Club-ELITE program in 2012. He has coached and developed multiple Olympic Trials qualifiers.