Jan 9, 2019
Jeff Messer serves as department chair for the Exercise Science
Department at Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona. Dr. Messer
also serves as a volunteer assistant coach for boys' cross-country
and track-&-field at Desert Vista High School, Phoenix,
addition, Dr. Messer serves as a personal coach for professional
runner Jessica Tonn.
Messer is the former head coach for girls' cross-country at Xavier
College Preparatory (Phoenix, AZ.) and Desert Vista High
this interview, we discuss post-workout nutrition, mitochondrial
quality, how Dr. Messer ensures neuromuscular training is part of
every training session, and what his longer practices - the 2 hours
and 45-minute sessions entail.
I'm fortunate to call Dr.
Messer a friend and I hope you enjoy listening to this interview as
much as I enjoyed recording it.
episode of the Coaching Runners podcast is brought to you by
the Fundamentals Education
Course and the Boulder Running Clinics. Two great resources for
coaches who are looking to take their program to the next
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