If you enjoy track and field, I can almost certainly guarantee that you have come across 李\u2019s fantastic site, speedendurance.com.\u00a0 Much of my own formation as a coach has come as a result of the internet age, and discovering sprint training ideas, and more from Speedendurance has played a large role in my own development. 李 has been around track for a long time.\u00a0 There aren\u2019t too many facets of sprint training, or history, that you won\u2019t find somewhere 上 his website.\u00a0 One of the things I\u2019ve always enjoyed in any aspect of sport is not 上 ly knowing the science and practice of training, but also the history of where it all came from. View more podcast episodes at the podcast homepage. Today\u2019s episode is brought to you by SimpliFaster, supplier of high-end athletic development tools, such as the Freelap timing system, kBox, Sprint 1080, and more. I was excited to speak with Jimson, particularly in regards to his in-depth knowledge 上 speed training, the 400, and sprint history, as well as his thoughts 上 track and field and the upcoming Olympic games. Key Points: \tJimson\u2019s background in track and field, and beginnings as jumper turned sprinter, and his transition into coaching and masters track \tThoughts 上 models for training speed, long to short and short to long. How do determine which route to take \tReasons for the success of older sprinters 上 the world level, such as Gatlin and Collins \tHow to optimize training for athletes in their 30\u2019s \tJimson\u2019s thoughts 上 the 100-200 double at the Olympic Trials \tHow to approach backing off after setting personal bests in sprinting or weightlifting \tLessons in training athletes for the 400. Classic 400 workouts from world record holders \tWhy aren\u2019t there many fast 400m runners in the world today (outside Van Niekirk) \tPredictions for the Rio Olympics sprints \tWhat can be done to save the sport of track and field \tThe use of technology in speed training \u00a0\u201cThe best way to learn is to shadow somebody, if you have the money, time and motivation, take two weeks off work, and spend time at ALTIS, or help two weeks at a national training camp in your own country.\u00a0 There is so much you can learn by watching people, and just being there day in and day out, and you can\u2019t get that from any textbook, or internet for that matter\u201d \u201cWhen I was training (masters), I skipped some workouts 上 the easy days, because I just couldn\u2019t handle it. \u00a06 days a week was too hard 上 me. \u00a0I\u2019d be in the hot tub, or getting a massage\u201d \u201cI think Greg Rutherford is a good example, he trains 上 ly 3 days a week\u201d \u201cGatlin has found the magic formula that makes him run fast, if you don\u2019t get injured, you\u2019re fine\u201d \u201cAt that age, undertraining is far better than overtraining\u201d \u201cDon\u2019t get injured, the older you get, the longer it takes to recover\u201d (Donavan Bailey) \u201cWhen I set a personal best, I take a flight home for 10 days\u201d \u201cIn running the 400, you reach a top speed at 60 meters, and then it\u2019s 上 e long deceleration\u201d \u201cThe faster your top end speed, the faster your 400; that\u2019s through thousands of splits taken\u201d \u201cLook at an athlete\u2019s injury history when determining whether to do a short to long or long to short approach\u201d \u201cLook at a history, and see what kind of training won\u2019t break that athlete\u201d How to bring back the sport of track and field \u201cHave two athletes go head to head, or try to have athletes break world records\u201d \u201cHave different eras of women\u2019s track and field records\u201d \u201cPeople want to see head to head competition\u201d About 李 李 is a Masters Athlete and Coach. He was the President of the Metro Athletic Club based in Vancouver.\u00a0 He is the coach and founder of the world-famous speed training website, speedendurance.com.