Alberto Salazar Famous Quotes & Sayings

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25 Alberto Salazar Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Alberto Salazar Sayings: I'm interested in Dathan Ritzenhein's future in the marathon, and I believe that's where we I'm interested in Dathan Ritzenhein's future in the marathon, and I believe that's where we need to address some issues he seems to have. He's had good marathon coaches - both Brad Hudson and me. He's figured out the fueling. He's got this incredible aerobic engine. But something's still wrong.
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Alberto Salazar Sayings: The dynamic has really changed in the U.S. Americans believe they can be competitive, that The dynamic has really changed in the U.S. Americans believe they can be competitive, that they can win medals.
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Alberto Salazar Sayings: I'd rather run a gutsy race, pushing all the way and lose, than run a I'd rather run a gutsy race, pushing all the way and lose, than run a conservative race only for a win.
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Alberto Salazar Sayings: I'm doing great heart-wise. I get a complete stress test once a year, and those I'm doing great heart-wise. I get a complete stress test once a year, and those have gone well. I have stents in two arteries, and they are holding up. My other arteries haven't shown any additional clogging.
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Alberto Salazar Sayings: I like the marathon because it's one race where you can find out who's really I like the marathon because it's one race where you can find out who's really the toughest. On the track, sometimes a guy can just pull away, and you want to stay with him but you don't have the leg speed. The marathon is slow enough that anyone can stay with you if he wants, if he has the will. The marathon is ultimately a test of will.
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Alberto Salazar Sayings: Winning times in the New York City Marathon have not dropped all that much over Winning times in the New York City Marathon have not dropped all that much over the years, but rather U.S. runners went backward. In 1983, there were 267 U.S. men who broke 2:20 in a marathon, and by 2000 that number was down to 27.
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Alberto Salazar Sayings: I think in running, to be honest, that even though athletes are very dedicated and I think in running, to be honest, that even though athletes are very dedicated and are willing to train and do whatever they need to do to prepare, more often than not they're not in a very professional environment where you've got a high performance director and a coach that are really monitoring your daily activities.
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Alberto Salazar Sayings: You learn to run like a sprinter, you'll be a great distance runner You learn to run like a sprinter, you'll be a great distance runner
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Alberto Salazar Sayings: You have to change things in order to get to where you want to go. You have to change things in order to get to where you want to go. And things might get worse. But if you're not getting where you want to be, already, in a sense, it's as bad as it can get.
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Alberto Salazar Sayings: I've never enjoyed my running more. I also do 200 sit-ups a day, 60 push-ups, I've never enjoyed my running more. I also do 200 sit-ups a day, 60 push-ups, and a lot of stretching. I've had some back issues. I think the stretching helps with that.
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Alberto Salazar Sayings: There are a lot of guys out there now who know they are not working There are a lot of guys out there now who know they are not working as hard as other people. I can't fathom how they think.
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Alberto Salazar Sayings: Early in my career I was accused of being overconfident and even cocky, but I Early in my career I was accused of being overconfident and even cocky, but I really was confident that I had done the training and didn't see any other reason to say otherwise.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: The marathon is like a bullfight. The marathon is like a bullfight.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: We may train or peek for a certain race, but running is a lifetime sport. We may train or peek for a certain race, but running is a lifetime sport.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: An athlete who tells you the training is always easy and always fun simply hasn't An athlete who tells you the training is always easy and always fun simply hasn't been there. Goals can be elusive which makes the difficult journey all the more rewarding.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: Trust me, my runners aren't going to run one event while looking past it to Trust me, my runners aren't going to run one event while looking past it to the second event. When they get on the line for the 10K, that's a do-or-die situation for them.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: With my runners now, they get two month-long breaks during the year. With my runners now, they get two month-long breaks during the year.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: I didn't give myself enough breaks during the training year to recover. I didn't understand I didn't give myself enough breaks during the training year to recover. I didn't understand the power of periodization.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: I can't tell you why a particular athlete would leave a certain coach, but I I can't tell you why a particular athlete would leave a certain coach, but I can tell you there could be many reasons. They could have personality conflicts. They could have misunderstandings. Lots of stuff can happen.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: I run four miles most days, at about 8:00 to 8:15 pace. It's totally relaxed. I run four miles most days, at about 8:00 to 8:15 pace. It's totally relaxed.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: I've found that my athletes run their best races after about 10 weeks of intense I've found that my athletes run their best races after about 10 weeks of intense training.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: If you want to achieve a high goal, you're going to have to take some If you want to achieve a high goal, you're going to have to take some chances.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: Whatever we accomplish in life, if it's solely for our own good, then it doesn't Whatever we accomplish in life, if it's solely for our own good, then it doesn't mean that much. The things you do that affect others in a positive way are the ones that count. Whatever facet of life you're in, God has given you a gift; do the best you can with that gift.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: I've run a lot of miles over the years, some fast and some not so I've run a lot of miles over the years, some fast and some not so fast. I've won some big races and I've had some big disappointments, but I enjoy the freedom of running and the challenge of training and competition as much now as when I first started back in high school.
Alberto Salazar Sayings: I had as many doubts as anyone else. Standing on the starting line, we're all I had as many doubts as anyone else. Standing on the starting line, we're all cowards.