In order to separate and clarify the elements of breakthrough marathon performance, we need to acknowledge some of the most widespread problems.
There have always been inspirational runners who defy conventional beliefs regarding aging and human performance. The truth of the matter is that the biopsychology of aging remains largely a mystery.
Sports psychologists call it “transcending normal awareness." Whatever you want to call it, this approach is very easy to communicate and all the runners can have their own experience how good their form and breathing are on that particular day.
It's widely speculated that the trunk should remain constantly still, in a permanent state of contraction throughout the running cycle. At first glance, it might appear this way when the bare torso of an international athlete is on display. It certainly looks as if their trunk barely moves.
On paper, Jordan Hasay has had an incredibly straightforward marathon career including a 2:25:20 third in this year's Boston Marathon. But Hasay's career has been anything but straightforward.