RED Quick Bite #14 Acceleration Gliders with Jeff Galloway

Welcome back for another Quick Bite!  This time it is a “bite” of information about Jeff Galloway’s Training Program, using the Run-Walk-Run Method.

On Sunday, August 6th,  America’s Coach and Olympian, Jeff Galloway, hosted a running school at the Orlando Track Shack in Orlando, Florida.

He talked about the different aspects of his training program including the long run component, the maintenance runs during the week, and drills that can improve your cadence and ability to use momentum to conserve resources when running.

Here, in this quick bite, he talks about Acceleration Gliders.  They are a drill that I practice once a week, usually on a Tuesday or a Thursday, to practice going from walking to running and then back to walking using momentum to glide smoothly in and out of intervals, so I can conserve resources.  It has helped me find a better rhythm when running and trained me to keep my steps small and focus on conserving energy.

There are videos on Jeff’s website that are great resources when it comes to incorporating these drills into your training.

Thanks to the Orlando Track Shack for allowing us to film this Quick Bite!

Orlando Track Shack 

Jeff's Websites for training resources, JG 13.1 Race Weekend, and his blog  

Jeff's Training calendars for RunDisney 

Jeff's YouTube Videos 

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