Newsletter 28 | The Absolute Basics of Training

DDA Live: Episode 3

In a day and age of increasingly technical training strategies, it’s easy to get lost in the thousands of “nuts and bolts” of training.  For this reason, it’s helpful at times to be reminded of the basics.

In our most recent episode of DDA Live we take a look at the most basic principles of a great training plan.  To head directly to that episode click here.  If you’re short on time and looking for a brief synopsis, we’ve got you covered.  Listed below are the 4 keys to creating a great training plan.

  1. Answer the “Why Train” question
  2. Schedule an event on your calendar, now
  3. Assess your available training time in detail
  4. Apply the principle of progressive overload to your training

DDA Live: Past Episodes

If you’re looking to get caught up on previous episodes of DDA live you can head directly to our show page by clicking here.  So far the other topics we’ve discussed are

  1. The Training Taper
  2. Training in the Heat

If you have questions about any of the content we’ve covered, or suggestions for future topics please let me know.  We would love to have your ideas and questions answered on our next show!

Nate Dunn
Founder/Head Coach
Data Driven Athlete