How to train like an Olympian- feed loadings of peanut butter and listen to robots
Want to be the next Simone Biles or Adam Peaty? You might manage it if you follow the unconventional tactics employed by Rios star athletes
Hire a Catholic missionary as your coach-and-four
Most athletes who want to improve their performance do not consult retired geography teachers turned missionaries. But it worked for David Rudisha, and for the other Kenyan athletes who have won 39 medals at the last four Olympics under the tutelage of Colm OConnell. OConnell , now 67, came to Kenya from Ireland in 1976. He has no personal background in athletics or formal training as a coach; he started working with athletes as a means of seeking his vocation as a missionary.