QT: Valid Reasons You Shouldn’t Hire a Running Coach (Best Of-ish)

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This post was originally part of Episode 523 released in January of 2018 and is more or less copy and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

There are no shortage of articles and blog posts out there talking about all of the benefits of working with a running coach.

This is not one of those articles.

You know what there is a shortage of? Articles talking about why you shouldn’t hire a running coach.

Don’t believe me? I just googled the phrase “you should not hire a running coach” (click here for search results) and the number one search result was an article about why you need a running coach from Runner’s World.

My thought’s exactly.

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Nick Gornick Built His Life Around the Sport He Loves

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My guest today is a physical therapist and a running coach that I first connected with over social media.

Our conversation will cover all things running and why half-marathon times aren’t necessarily great predictors of marathon times.

I look forward to going a few easy miles with Nick Gornick today!

Nick Gornick

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QT: Overall Trends are Fine, but Remember that N=1

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I hadn’t planned on doing some sort of scientific research series, but here we are.

After listening to the last couple of episodes, it just didn’t feel quite like I got the point across that I ultimately wanted to.

And maybe that says something about the complexity of taking scientific research and applying it to your specific situation.

With a little luck, maybe I’ll make my point clear today.

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QT: Questionable Causation Doesn’t Disprove Correlation

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We all know that correlation doesn’t prove causation, right?

Recently, I started thinking about this saying but in reverse.

Does a lack of direct causation disprove any and all correlation?

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Suzy Goodwin Has an Ever-Evolving Relationship with Running

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Today’s guest is a lady who is a massive ambassador for the sport of running.

One topic that we have to discuss is the Guinness World Record she set back in 2016.

I look forward to going a few easy miles with Suzy Goodwin today!

Suzy Goodwin

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