800m Fanatic wrote:
It would certainly would help if Nick lost a few lbs. The problem is that the guy isn't fat, and his weight training is rep pretty minimal. Where would the lbs. come from?
IMHO, he's a 1500m guy who is simply too big to run fast for that distance. His training really looks much better suited to that event as well.
Remember what Peter Snell's body looked like? Lydiard did not like his athletes to lift weights. Snell was naturally muscular, with calves a bodybuilder would have been proud of. Snell was unbeatable in his time.