What is the single most important factor in improving your athletic performance Increased mileage ? More speed work ? Weight training ? Plyometrics ? Hill-work ? More tempo runs ? More interval training ? More “threshold pace” repetitions ( cruise intervals ) ? Increased flexibility ? More core work ? Better nutrition ? More rest and recovery ?
While all of the above are important , and are all part of the “jig-saw” which results in enhanced performance , none of them is the single most important factor . So what is ? The answer is CONSISTENCY . If you train consistently , you will improve . Simple ? Well……….. maybe . For more see Peter McDermott`s latest contribution to our ” Coaching Corner page” .
(Warm weather training camp: Santry April 8th!)