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“Athletes need to enjoy their training. They don't enjoy going down to the track with a coach making them do repetitions until they're exhausted. From enjoyment comes the will to win.”
Arthur Lydiard
“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.”
Arthur Lydiard
“Encourage kids to enjoy running and play in athletics. Don't force them to run too much competition.”
Arthur Lydiard
“Train, don't strain.”
Arthur Lydiard
“It's just a matter of understanding what's necessary and discipline yourself to do it.”
Arthur Lydiard
“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.”
Arthur Lydiard
“For every person killed in a road accident, nearly four dropped dead from heart disease.”
Arthur Lydiard, Jogging with Lydiard


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