Athletics Weekly January 2021 (published: 07/01/2021) January 2021


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Athletics Weekly January 2021


IN THIS ISSUE

 

DIGEST

8 Picture this – the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium ahead of Birmingham 2022

10 News in Brief – the biggest stories from the past month

11 Mourning the passing of walking great Paul Nihill and BASC stalwart Jack Miller

12 Mark Munro outlines his recipe of collective success as he prepares for UKA move

14 Steph Twell and Hannah England on the need for the athletes’ voice to be heard

 

TALKING POINT

16 As another world record is obliterated, is it time for a new World Athletics shoe review?
18 Toni Minichiello on growing as a coach and taking care when it comes to resolutions

 

TRAINING SPECIAL

22 Offering a little new year inspiration

24 World 200m champion Dina Asher-Smith outlines her approach as she prepares for the biggest year of her career so far

30 We ask our AW panellists for their best pieces of training advice

32 Marc Scott talks through the American set-up which has helped him to make great progress

34 Physio Paul Hobrough guides you through the prehab routine which will bring benefits PLUS Win a session with ichatphysio

40 Surgeon Bill Ribbans on how to avoid making potentially damaging mistakes

42 Peta Bee discovers the golden nutrition rules we should be sticking to

44 The mental tricks which will help prime your mind for training success

46 Eilidh Doyle on coping with becoming a mother and getting back into action

50 Why following the Ethiopians and choosing your adventure can help mix things up

52 Paul Freary identifies the products which can offer a helping hand to your training

 

MY GREATEST RACE

56 The 400m hurdler Dai Greene reflects on the moment when he ruled the world in Daegu

 

INTERVIEW

58 British Athletics’ head coach Christian Malcolm on the influences in his career

 

LOOKING AHEAD

62 The key events to come in 2021

 

ONES TO WATCH IN 2021

64 Sam Atkin reflects on a big breakthrough

66 Jessie Knight setting a classroom example

68 Big changes bearing fruit for Andrew Pozzi

70 Maria Lyle focusing on more than sprinting

 

OLYMPIC PREDICTIONS

72 A look into our crystal ball for Tokyo STATISTICS

76 The best British performances at 10,000m

 

PERFORMANCE

78 The latest news and research

80 Running repairs – dealing with knee issues

82 Jess Piasecki’s masters discovery

 

ME AND MY CLUB

84 Martyn Rooney’s love for Croydon Harriers

 

RESULTS

86 Steve Smythe picks out December’s highlights

 

2020 ROAD RANKINGS

90 The best global and British performances

 

CLOSING STRETCH

94 ALapWith...LilyPartridge

95 Test your knowledge with our quiz

96 Have Your Say: readers’ letters and opinion

97 What to look out for this month

98 Dip Finish – Christmas challenge conquered

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