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Summary

Arthur Lydiard (born as Arthur Leslie Lydiard in Auckland, New Zealand, died in Texas, U.S.) was a famous Athlete from New Zealand, who lived between July 6, 1917 and December 11, 2004. He became 87 years old.

Biography

Arthur Leslie Lydiard was a world-renowned running coach, and he is considered among the most influential running coaches in his time.

Lydiard trained including Peter Snell, who won the Rome Olympics in 1960 at 800 meters. He was also behind the Finnish runners' success in the 1970s. Among Lasse Virén, who won four Olympic gold and set several world records. Lydiard was a transition in Denmark, and here was coach of the Danish top runners such as Loa Olafsson and Tom B. Hansen.

Lydiard focused especially on long slow runs, many miles in the basic training period (up to 250 kilometers races each week), formtop up. He claimed to be the author of jogging.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 4 quotes who is written / told by Arthur.

Related authors: Peter Snell

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Lydiard

Famous quotes by Arthur Lydiard (4)


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"If you want to be a successful runner, you have to consider everything. It's no good just thinking about endurance and not to develop fine speed"
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"No one will burn out doing aerobic running. It is too much anaerobic running, which the American scholastic athletic system tends to put young athletes through, that burns them out"
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"It's just a matter of understanding what's necessary and discipline yourself to do it"
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"Encourage kids to enjoy running and play in athletics. Don't force them to run too much competition"


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